Alma Christian

Alma Clendenen Smith Christian, 82, of Dunlap, died at her home Friday, December 23, 2016. Mrs. Christian was a member of Griffith Church of Christ. Alma was preceded in death by her first husband, Jimmie S. Smith; her parents, Verner and Hassie Hitchcock Clendenen; two brothers, Ranzie Clendenen and Leonard Clendenen; and one sister, Alta Holland. Survivors include her husband, J. C. Christian; sons, Michael (Pat) Smith and Gregory Smith; sister, Ruth Johnson; step-children, Judy (Norman) Jernigan and J. C. (Patty) Christian, Jr.; grandchildren, Shawn (Melissa) Smith, Kim (Jeff) Simmons, Stephanie (Chris) Fonville, Stacy Green, Christine (Donnie) Pendergrass, Shonda (Aaron) Nix, and Brook (Jason) Hall; 15 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday December 27 in the funeral home chapel with minister T.A. Smith officiating. Burial was in Collier Cemetery. An online guestbook is at www.ewtonfuneralhome.com. Ewton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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