Posted By Sparta Live | April 20, 2006 12:00 am
Ernest Christian, 78, of Spencer, passed away April 13, 2006, at his residence.
Christian was born April 1, 1928, in Van Buren County, to Walter Christian and Eliza Mooneyham Christian.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and had been a timber worker.
Christian was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Tom Christian; and two sisters, Joann Taylor and Annie Mae Beam.
Survivors include his wife, Maude Ella Christian, of Spencer; one son, Glynn Christian, of Spencer; one daughter, Deborah Burch, of Spencer; two grandchildren, Justin Aughinbaugh and Erica Burch; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were at 4 p.m., April 15, 2006, at Love-Cantrell and Cope Spencer Chapel with burial in Shockley Cemetery. Olen Mooneyham officiated.
Love-Cantrell and Cope Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.