Anna Mae Christian age 88, of Ansonia, Ohio passed away at 7:05 P.M. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the State of Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Anna was born July 15, 1925 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Clarence & Mae (Norris) Godown.
Anna is survived by her children, Carolyn Manning of Texas, Richard Christian of Rockford, Illinois, Robert & Diane Christian of Ansonia and Karen & Elmer Long of Rossburg; grandchildren, Cindy Marlowe, Robert Manning, Steven Manning, Terry Manning, Tammy Pratt, Greg Christian, Wayne Christian, Laura Armock, Robert Long, Carmen Lundvall and Mary Long; 25 great-grandchildren, 5 step great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Anna is also preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd R. Christian on January 4, 2009 whom she married August 15, 1942; granddaughter, Melissa Kloos; brothers, Estey, Harold, Kenneth, Clinton and Marvin Godown; and sisters, Mary Holsapple, Velma Holsapple, Opal Zeller, Ina Boolman and Leona Fourman.
Anna retired in 1991 from Weaver Brothers in Versailles with 29 years of service.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Dennis Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. and Monday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com