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Christy, Lula E.
Lula E. Christy, 97, 1250 W. Carl Sandburg Drive, Galesburg, died at 3:14 PM Wednesday, December 02, 2009 in Rosewood Care Center.

She was born October 5, 1912 in Little York the daughter of Edward F. and Anna M. Simpson. She married Max L. Christy on May 27, 1939 in Little York. He preceded her in death on September 30, 1987.

She is survived by 2 sons, Terry (and Betsy) Christy of Little York and Ted (and Susie) Christy of Illiopolis, IL, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, and 2 sisters, Marjorie (and James) Joyner and Velma Henshaw, both of Oquawka. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Brusaw on February 28, 2008, a brother, Oscar Simpson, a sister, Dorothy McOlgan, a granddaughter Lynn Christy, a son-in-law Ray Heine and a daughter-in-law Pat Smith.

Lula graduated from the Cottage Hospital School of Nursing and worked for a few years as a registered nurse at Cottage Hospital. After her marriage, she was a homemaker. She was raised in Little York and had lived in Galesburg since 1930.

Funeral will be 10:30 AM Saturday in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Lisa Cato-Crider will officiate. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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