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Patricia Lynn Christie, 84, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at Prestonwood Nursing Home in Plano. She was born on Sept. 28, 1931 in Corsicana to James Floyd and Ruby Laura Harper.
Pat was very active in her church, Emmanuel Baptist. (some family members said that she was a "deep dipped Baptist.") She was a member of the Pink Ladies Auxiliary at Navarro Regional Hospital and the Senior Circle. She was a board member of the House of Refuge and a very accomplished bowler winning many trophies through the years. Although she had only two biological grandchildren many referred to her as Grandma. Pat loved her Lord and her family deeply and was well known for her blond fruit cakes that she made on special occasions and holidays. She always put others first in everything she did. She worked many years for First National Bank in Corsicana before retiring.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Wayne James Christie; her parents, three brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her son, James P. Christie and wife, Krissy of Plano; granddaughter Kate Christie of Plano and granddaughter, Abigail Christie Kiel and husband, Ryan of Stephenville; her sister, Mary Speck and husband, Bob of Richmond, Texas; sisters-in law, June Christie, of Austin and June Harper, of Houston and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 at Corley Funeral Home with the funeral service immediately following at 2 p.m., with Rev. Lain Teel officiating.
Interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park and serving as pallbearers will be Dennis Cooper, Colby Speck, John Arnold, Allen Kistler, Mike Speck and David Jackson.
An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and by selecting the Patricia L. Christie obituary.
Published on September 26, 2016
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