Hallie Bell Christian
July 7, 1937 - January 31, 2018
Hallie Bell Christian, our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many, graduated into a new body and world January 31, 2018 surrounded by family at home. She was born July 7, 1937 to Ed and Maybell Gray in McAlester, Oklahoma.
After moving to Eagle Point in 1951, she met her high school sweetheart, Carl Christian. They were married December 22, 1956 in Eagle Point and lived there many years. She was a Sunday School teacher (children), and provided nurturing to youngsters in daycare at home. She worked as an educational assistant for District 9 schools in elementary classes and was a member of a parents' group that challenged curriculum and promoted home schooling. She loved gardening, homemaking, and giving hugs.
She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband, Carl; sons, Steven (Jeannette) and Carl (Julie); sister, Edna Gray; grandsons, Carl D. (Maddy) and Brian (Lindsay); granddaughters, Katie and Kayla; great-grandsons, Connor and Austin; great-granddaughter, Emma; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A celebration of her life will be held March 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Trail Christian Fellowship, 18881 Hwy. 62, Eagle Point. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.