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Obituaries

Obituaries

Edra Nadine Christie 1929 - 2009 Lawrence

Funeral services for Edra Nadine Christie, 79, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Rick Burwick officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Christie died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Oct. 29, 1929, in Clinton, Mo., the daughter of Thaddeus Newton and Gladys Beryl Fann Redford. She attended New York School and Liberty Memorial High School.Mrs. Christie was a homemaker and had also worked at S.S. Kresge Distribution Center and McDonald’s.She married Elmer Leroy Christie on Nov. 12, 1948. He preceded her in death on July 26, 1988.She also was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Wayne, Robert and Jim Redford, and a grandson, Chris Rose.Survivors include two sons, Ronald L. Christie, Lawrence, and Richard L. Christie and wife Lewanna, Mesquite, Texas; a daughter, Rhonda L. Rose and husband Richard, Lawrence; two sisters, Sharon Ray and Carolyn Pippert, both of Lawrence; five grandchildren, Thomas, Geoff and Evan Christie, Tina Roseberry and Tracy Myer; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.The family suggests memorials to Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.