HOPKINSVILLE, KY - Christine Grace, age 89, passed away at 12:20 A.M. Tuesday, December 06, 2011, at Covington’s Convalescent Center of natural causes.
Mrs. Grace was born, June 12, 1922, in Christian County, Kentucky the daughter of the late G.W. and Ivyl Withers Atkinson. She was a Florist Designer at Morse Florist and West and Witherspoon Florist. Christine was a life time member of Johnson Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was the church secretary, and a member of the Christian County Sheriff’s Posse with her husband C.H., and a secretary for the Johnson Chapel Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, C.H. Grace in 1992; her daughter Ann Grace in 1940, and grandson, George Tyler Grace.
Survivors include a son, George Melvin Grace, of Hopkinsville, KY; her daughters, Eldonna Chapman of Hopkinsville, KY, and Melinda Pepper, and her husband, Jerry of Hopkinsville, KY; her brothers, Frank W. Atkinson of Signal Mt., TN, and Billy Wray Atkinson of Riverview, FL; a sister, Katherine D. Johnson of Crofton, KY; six grandchildren, Donna Lea Miller, Jarod Clay Pepper, John Gavin Pepper, James Conner Pepper, Matthew Todd Grace, and Nicholas Wayne Webb; and three great-grandchildren, Morgan Christine Miller, Ava Tyler Grace, and Malia Gale Webb.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 10, 201, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Grace officiating. Burial will follow in Johnson’s Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 10, 201, from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
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