Christine W. Malone

9:52 am | July 25, 2013

Christine Whitehead Malone, 87, of Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Appalachian Christian Village.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Gertrude Birchfield.
Mrs. Malone was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. She was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Fred Malone, who died January 21, 1995.
Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Meade, Johnson City; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ted and Wendy Malone, Gray, and Ronnie and Ruby Malone, Watauga; five grandchildren, Billy Malone of New York, Becky Malone of North Carolina, Joshua Malone, Gray, Justin Eggers, Jonesborough, and Mac Meade, Johnson City; her great-grandchildren, Mikaela Marion, Quinn Marion, Carolina Malone, Caleb Malone and Maddie and Miles Meade; a sister, Martha Depue, Elizabethton; and a brother, Junior Birchfield of Michigan.
Graveside services for Mrs. Malone will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28, in the McLaney Cemetery, Watauga, with the Rev. Ronnie Campbell officiating. Interment will follow the service. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Appalachian Christian Village for the excellent care our mother received. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Malone to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday. Condolences to the Malone family may be e-mailed to
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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