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Bernice J. Christy
1910 – 2010
Bernice J. Christy, 99, of Keokuk, IA, died Monday, April 12,
2010 at the Keokuk Area Hospital in Keokuk, IA.
She was born on Jun 26, 1910 in Argyle, IA the daughter of
Charlie and Ella Hendershot Richey. Bernice married Ferris Christy in 1953 in
Mt. Pleasant, IA. He preceded her in
death in 1992.
She had been employed at the Button Factory in Keokuk, IA.
Bernice attended the Wayland Baptist Church in Wayland, MO.
She enjoyed crocheting and quilting. She loved music and played the piano and mandolin. Bernice was a loving mother, grandmother and
great-grandmother and cherished the times she spent with her family.
She is survived by one son, Roger Christy and his wife Patty
of Alexandria, MO, five grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, four
great-great-grandchildren, a daughter-in-law, Ruth Christy of Texas, and
several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Leo Joe Christy,
one daughter, Holly Christy, one grandson, Joseph Christy, and two sisters,
Ruby LaFever and Garnet Holland.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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