Virginia Louise (Rhoden) Christian, age 89, passed away on Saturday July 20, 2019 at her home in Jacksboro after battling a long illness. Mrs. Christian was born on March 30, 1930 in Springfield, Ohio. She married Ralph Wilburn Christian on July 24, 1953. Together they raised four children. She retired to LaFollette in the 70’s where she enjoyed many years of Faithful service to Jehovah, in her field Ministry and attendance at her local Kingdom Hall of Jehovah witnesses, traveling and cooking for family and friends.
She is preceded in death by parents James and Marie Rhoden, husband Ralph Wilburn Christian, son Wilbur J. Christian.
She is survived by daughters Gail, Marilyn and Denise, grandchildren who she loved dearly, Tony, Rodney, Cathy, Melissa, Susan, Heather, John, Murray, Travis and Lindsay; several great and great-great grandchildren and Spiritual brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm on Wednesday July 24, 2019 in Chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home, service will follow at 7:00 with Elder Phil Knudson from the LaFollette Congregation of Jehovah’s witnesses officiating. Interment will be 2:00 pm on Thursday July 25, 2019 in Brown Cemetery in Morehead, Kentucky.
The family has entrusted the care of Virginia Christian to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”