Christine Wilson Girdler

     October 7, 1921 - July 28, 2016

Christine Wilson Girdler, age 94, of Nancy, passed from this life on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center.

Christine was born on October 7, 1921, in Pulaski County, daughter of the late Cleo Melby and Mattie D. Compton Wilson.  She was a sales associate for United Department Store in Somerset for over twenty years.  Christine was a member of Chesterview Baptist Church, and enjoyed attending. She enjoyed family get-togethers and traveling. Christine loved tending her vegetable garden and liked when the neighbors’ cats would come over to visit.  She was “happy-go-lucky” and always had a smile on her face.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur Lee Girdler, whom she married in July of 1977; her son, James Lee (and Delores) Taylor, of Lebanon, Ohio; her step-son, Gary (and Lucy) Girdler, of Somerset; her step-daughter, Sandy (and Robert) Miller, of Nancy; her granddaughter, Jennifer (and Chris) Luckett; step-grandchildren, Sonya (and Kevin) Roark, Robbie (and Shawn) Miller, Richard (and Debbie) East and Delice Bales; great-grandchildren, Michael James Taylor, Leah Marie Luckett, Madeline Mae Luckett and Katelyn June Luckett; step-great-grandchildren, Tasha (and Daniel) Tucker, Kelsey (and Levi) Watson, Conor Roark, Christopher East, David Bales and Lucas Fitzgerald; her niece, Patricia (and Croix) Miller, of Somerset; and her nephew, Dr. Garry (and Elaine) Wilson, of Somerset.

Preceding Christine in death are her parents; her brother, John Orville Wilson; and her grandson, James Randy Taylor.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 31, 2016, from 2:00 p.m., until 5:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel. 

A Celebration of Christine’s Life will be held Monday, August 1, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Norman Harper officiating.  Burial will be in White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery, in Nancy. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Chesterview Baptist Church.

Christine’s family would like to give a special “thank you” to the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Staff for the wonderful care given to Christine.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.