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Rose Mary King Christian

December 30, 1948 — February 28, 2019

Rose Mary King Christian passed away peacefully at her home after a long battle with cancer on Thursday, February 28, 2019 with family members by her side.

Born December 30, 1948 in Oak Hill, WV she was the daughter of Mary Jane Lucas King and the late James P. "Buddy" King.

Rose Mary was a 1966 graduate of Collins High School. After attending West Virginia Tech she became a stewardess for Eastern Air Lines, later coming back to Oak Hill to marry Charles "Butch" Christian on November 1, 1969. Rose Mary worked for the USDA Rural Development as a loan specialist until retirement. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Virginia "Bunny" Christian, father-in-law, Charles "Charlie" Christian, and brother-in-law, William "Jocko" Booth.

Left to cherish her memory are her mother, Mary Jane; husband of 49 years, Butch; daughter, Amy Beth Hunt; and grandsons, Eason and Brady. Also her beloved sister, Rebecca "Becky" Booth; and nieces, Brook (Scott) Stephens and their daughter, Addison, and Kerby (Shawn) Wolfe and their sons, Brogan and Seth.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill on Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. with funeral services beginning at 5:00 pm, Rev. Lewis Sanson officiating.

Burial will be at 11:00 am on Monday, March 4, 2019 at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Gentry Baptist Church, 1205 Meadow Fork School Road, Oak Hill, WV 25901.

God saw she was getting tired and a cure was not to be. So He put His arms around her and whispered "Come with me"

With tearful eyes we watched her suffer and saw her fade away although we loved her dearly, we could not make her stay.

A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best.
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