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March 3, 2001

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Services for Idella Cox Christian, 80, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Indian Hills Church of God. Burial will be in Clinton Cemetery.

Mrs. Christian died Thursday, March 1, 2001, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 17, 1920, in Union County, Tenn., the daughter of Grant and Donna M. (Oaks) Cox. She attended schools in rural Jefferson County.

Mrs. Christian had been co-owner of Ronnie's Apartments. She was a member of Indian Hills Church of God, where she served as treasurer for 30 years, and Christian Women's Organization, where she also had been treasurer.

She was also a member of Autumn Club, Knife and Fork, AARP and Douglas County Extension programs, and had helped organize dinners for the Dog Show.

She married Harry Christian Aug. 28, 1945, in Lawrence. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Ronnie E. Christian, Lawrence.

A son, Howard Christian, died earlier.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

The family suggests memorials to the church or Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn., sent in care of the mortuary.

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