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Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Mary Christian

Thursday, March 2, 2006

DEXTER - Mary Magalene Christian, 93, died March 1, 2006, in the Cypress Point Health Care at Dexter.

Born Nov. 11, 1912, at Hornersville, daughter of the late Oscar and Rosalee Adkins Wells, she was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter. She had worked for Elder Manufacturing Company in Dexter. A former LPN, she worked private in-home care.

On Sept. 19, 1931, at Kennett, she married Willie E. Meeks, who preceded her in death on March 18, 1942. On Oct. 4, 1943, at Piggott, Ark., she married Dewey Christian, who preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 1982.

One daughter, Lottie Fay Christian; and two brothers, Everett Wells and Raymond Wells also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: four sons, Willie Meeks of St. Charles, Harold Don Meeks and Charles E. Meeks, both of Alton, Ill., and Gene Christian of Dexter; three daughters, Peggy Sielert and Norma James, both of Dexter and Eloise Nickelson of Walls, Miss.; one brother, Edgar Wells of Moro, Ill.; and 14 grandchildren and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Bob Wiggins will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery.