Thursday, July 1, 2010

Jean Christian (June 29, 2010)

Jean Christian, age 80 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 6:05 A.M. Tuesday June 29, 2010 at the Brethren Retirement Center Greenville, Ohio. Jean was born November 29, 1929 in Greenville, Ohio where she was a life long resident. She was the daughter of the late Clarence R. & Catharine F. (Brown) Taylor.

Jean retired in 1996 from her position as a secretary at the Greenville Senior High School where she had been employed since 1967. She was a member of the First United Congregational Christian Church of Greenville, a member of the Greenville High School Class of 1947, a active volunteer for Hospice of Darke County, the Darke County Visitor’s Bureau and also a volunteer in the “Reader’s Program” for the Greenville Elementary Schools. Jean also was a member of one of the local Bridge Clubs.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Ann F. Lewis in 1991 and a sister Janis Taylor.

She is survived by a son and daughter in law David A. & Kate Christian of Dayton, Ohio, daughter Amy M. Christian of Merryville, La., grandchildren Jeremy Dillman, Shawn Lewis, Bobby Lewis, Christina Heikkila, Cory Zillman and Debra Booker. Also eight great grandchildren, brother & sister in law Daniel E. & Claire Taylor of Miamisburg and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday July 2, 2010 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Don Myers officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 9 A.M. until 11 A.M. in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Hospice of Darke County.