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Christine Waldrop

January 16, 1928 — May 24, 2015

Christine Stone Waldrop, 87, of Benton, TN passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015 at her residence. She was a 61 year faithful and active member of Mt. View Baptist Church. She loved to go to church and cook. Her family will always remember Sunday as "Mammaw Day". After church they gathered at her house for lunch and enjoyed the food she had lovingly prepared. She enjoyed her Sunday afternoon watching "the children" play. She also will be remembered for her quick wit and great sense of humor. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Earl Waldrop; brothers, Emerson Stone, Newt Stone, Sanford Stone and Buford Stone; sisters, Alice Norwood Burnette, Zona Wyatt Williams, Etta Cross, Essie Bishop Crump. She is survived by her children Billy (Carol) Waldrop, Jimmy (Ann) Waldrop, Stanley Waldrop and Janice (Ricky) Frazier; grandchildren, Alicia (Bob) Oswell, Jason (Denise) Waldrop, Brennan (Holly) Waldrop, Kim (Tim) deRoos, Darrell (Misty) Waldrop, Bridget Duke, Justin(fiancé, Amber Deal), Jared (Jessica) Frazier, Christy (Russ) Swafford; 9 great grandchildren; 9 great-great grandchildren; brother, Raymond (Helen) Stone; sister, Anna Gene Smith; sister-in-law, Jeanette Waldrop; special nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends also survive. After retiring from Benton Manufacturing, she devoted many years caring for her husband until his passing in 1988. During that time and afterwards she babysat numerous children of the community and family. She ended her babysitting career at the age of 82 caring for her great-great grandson, Zayne. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Mt. View Baptist Church with the Reverend Pete Morgan officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Jason Waldrop, Brennan Waldrop, Darrell Waldrop, Justin Frazier, Jared Frazier and Jay Waldrop. Memorials may be made to Mt. View Baptist Church, 1561 Mountain View Road, Benton, TN 37307. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Waldrop family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com. Higgins Funeral Home of Benton, TN is in charge of the arrangements.
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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1561 Mountain View Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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