Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

May 14, 2013

Christine Elva Taylor Bunn

Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Christine Bunn will be held on Tues., May 14,  at 2 p.m., at the First Baptist Church in Jacksonville under the direction of Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville with Bro. Vernon Lee officiating.  Visitation will be held before service time from 1 to 2 at the Church.  Burial will follow the service at Resthaven Cemetery.

Christine was born in Joaquin, Texas to Thomas Wesley Taylor and Bessie Lane Taylor.  She passed away on May 11, 2013 at Providence Park in Tyler.  She was married to Willard D. " Spud" Bunn on Jan. 30, 1940 and he predeceased her in 1968.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sisters Syble Stephen and Ned Ross.  Survivors include her daughters, Sallie Bunn of Tyler, Betty Kollen and husband, David of Austin, granddaughter, Jessica Lutzker, sister, Doris Gucker of Jacksonville, nieces Bess Ellen Dillon, Cynthia Vermie and Billie Ruth White; nephews Bill Stephen, Jim Ross, Steve Gucker, Wesley Gucker and Michael Gucker, Don Ashby and Ed Ashby; numerous cousins and friends.

Pallbearers will be Bill Stephen, Steve Gucker, Wesley Gucker, Michael Gucker, Jim Ross, and Don Mathews.  Honorary pallbearers will be Deacons of the First Baptist Church.

"Tean" was a long-time and dedicated member of First Baptist Church.  She never met a stranger and was a care-giver up to the very end, even through her own injuries and recoveries.  She will be truly missed.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to First Baptist Church, Jacksonville or to Jacksonville College.