Christine Barnette Calhoun

Christine Barnette Calhoun, age 74, passed away Tuesday June 23, 2015 after a long struggle with lung cancer. She was admitted to Hospice of West Alabama’s inpatient facility the morning before her passing.

Visitation will be Thursday evening, June 25, 2015, from 5 until 7 pm at Kirk Funeral Home in Greensboro. The funeral will be at 11 am on Friday, June 26, 2015, at Pleasant Valley UMC. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Christine was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Ferrell Mayfield Calhoun; parents, William and Mary Emma Barnette; brothers, William Jr., Joyce, Jack, and Stanley; sisters, Sylvia Miller and Ann Bamberg Williams.

Survivors include her two daughters, Penny Gibson (Jack) and Layne Hoggle (Tom); granddaughter, Sara Grace Gibson; brother, Spears Barnette (Carol); and sister, Jean Wright.

Honorary pallbearers are: Wayne & Dot Hoggle family, customers of North Perry Grocery, Mt. Hermon charge and Pleasant Valley Church members, nurses & staff of HC Home Health, Oncology Associates of West AL, Dr. Susan Bostick, Hospice of West Alabama, Black Warrior EMC, University of Alabama Law Library, Judson College and her many nieces and nephews.

Christine owned & operated North Perry Grocery for 32 years. She served on Black Warrior EMC Board of Directors for 33 years.

Christine loved Pleasant Valley UMC. She enjoyed family, friends, cooking, serving others, and trips to the beach. She was blessed with wonderful friends and neighbors.

In lieu of flowers, Christine requested donations to Pleasant Valley UMC, 814 Ironville Rd, Marion, AL 36756.

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