Shirley Mathews Christian, 79, resident of 131 Westgate Dr., widow of William Donald Christian, died Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Hospice House.
Born in Greenwood County, December 30, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Bailey and Alpha Walton Mathews. She was a graduate of Greenwood High School. Shirley was formerly employed by Cambridge Pharmacy, J.C. Penny Co and retired from Eaton Corp.(formerly Westinghouse). A devoted mother to her four children, she was a lover of nature and its beauty and adored her grandchildren.
She was a member of Rice Memorial Baptist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Donna "Susie" (Carroll) Culbertson and sons, W. Donald (Hilda) Christian and Richard B. (Chandra) Christian, all of Greenwood; six grandchildren, Heather C. (Brent) Bennett, W. Preston (Dale) Culbertson, Courtney C. (Timothy) Ginn, Allie Christian, Kenny Christian and Ty Christian; two great-grandchildren, Grace Anne Bennett and Ruth Emily Bennett.
Graveside services will be conducted in Greenwood Memorial Gardens with Rev. Brent J. Bennett officiating.
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