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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Margaret Ruth Christie, a longtime resident of the neighborhood, died Sunday, March 7, 2010: Services are tomorrow

Margaret Ruth Christie
(August 4, 1919 - March 7, 2010) 

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MARGARET RUTH CHRISTIEMargaret Ruth Christie, 90, longtime resident of Fayetteville died Sunday, March 7, 2010, at her home.
Margaret was born August 4, 1919 in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. She was the third of four children born to Henry Burgess Collier and Lottie Mae Moore Collier.
She graduated from Prairie Grove High School and Fayetteville Business College and worked for Arkansas Western Gas Company for several years.
She married Arnold Ripley Christie on November 5, 1942 at Providence, RI.
Margaret was a longtime member of Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville and enjoyed gardening, cooking, flowers, bird-watching, reading, and time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Helen Grace Collier Coddington and two brothers, Harry Belmont Collier and Felix Russell Collier.
Margaret is survived by her husband, Arnold Christie of the home Two sons: David Christie and wife Jill of Fayetteville, GA Peter Christie and wife Patsy of Springdale One daughter: Cynthia Christie Peven and husband Michael of Fayetteville Seven grandchildren: Jennifer Christie Siemens and husband Kevin Wesley Christie and wife Amber Laura Christie Johnson and husband Josh Joseph Christie Peven Jonathan Christie Peven Melissa Christie Kimberley Christie Four great-grandchildren: Kate, Anna, and Olivia Siemens Jacob Johnson
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, at the Wesley Chapel at Central United Methodist Church, 6 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Pastor Clefton Vaughan will officiate. Burial will be at Son’s Chapel Cemetery in Fayetteville, under the direction of Moore’s Chapel. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, at Moore’s Chapel.
Memorials may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association 2300 S.E. 28th Bentonville, AR 72712

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