Christine Lorene James

Born in Indian Mound, Tennessee on January 16, 1924

Departed on April 7, 2018 and resided in Nashville, Tennessee

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Christine Lorene James- Age 94, April 7, 2018.

Preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy James; son, William “Mack” Hutchison; grandchildren, Jesse Snyder, Candy Lanway and Steve Hutchison.

She is survived by her daughters, Katherine Cook and Carolyn Gray; step-children, Mike James (Ruth) and Rose Kennedy (John); grandchildren, Cookie Wallace, Earl Snyder (Karen), Bill Hutchison (Leigh), Pat Durr (Mark), Billy Cook (Patty), Mark Cook (Stephani) and Nathaniel McDonald; 14 great-grandchildren; 26 great, great-grandchildren; two great, great, great-grandchildren; longtime best friend, Flossie Sanders.

Pallbearers will be Earl Snyder, Billy Cook, Mark Cook, Jesse Snyder, Jr., Bill Lanway and Mike James.

She worked at the Farmers Market Café for 31 years and continued to work until she was 93.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 and 10-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home with Thomas Hooper officiating. Interment will follow at Middle TN State Veterans Cemetery.

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18 Comments to Christine Lorene James

  1. Joyce and Jeff Gribble
    April 8, 2018 6:47 pm

    Carolyn,
    Our thoughts and prayers for you, Nathaniel, the family!!
    Jefff and Joyce

  2. Jill Rumfola
    April 8, 2018 7:56 pm

    Thinking of you Carolyn, Nate and family❤️

  3. A.L.
    April 9, 2018 9:57 am

    My sincere condolence for the passing of Ms. Christine, a dearly loved mother and grandmother. During these difficult times, I hope you find comfort in God’s promise at Revelation 21:4 to bring and end to death and suffering. And he will wipe out the tears from all eyes and death will be no more neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain any more; the former things have passed away.”

  4. Roni lang
    April 9, 2018 7:58 pm

    My thoughts and prayers for you and Nathaniel and other family. Mrs James was,a inspiration to me , as I travel my path of aging. I hope I will have her beautiful personality and interacting with orher.
    Love you,
    Roni

  5. LILY WILLIAMS
    April 9, 2018 9:54 pm

    Love you!!! I will dearly miss you and all the strawberry and peppermint candy you gave me over the years at McDonald’s!! Sweet Dreams ❤

  6. MaryAnn McIlroy
    April 10, 2018 12:19 pm

    May you only remember the good times. May you be forever thankful that she blessed you all those years. Know that she loved you without reservation. What a wonderful woman she was!

  7. Joyce Morrow
    April 10, 2018 12:28 pm

    Well loved by all of Birdie Walker’s family. Sorry we can’t come but love you all very much! Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  8. CONNIE MUELLER
    April 10, 2018 12:53 pm

    Carolyn i am so sorry for your loss. We know shes in Heaven now.

  9. Rev. Thomas L.Hopper, Sr. and Martha Rose
    April 10, 2018 9:42 pm

    What a blessing Christine has been to Martha Rose and me over the many years we have known her. She has been so precious and loving to us and all those around her. We have enjoyed going to Salem Baptist Church with her; as well spending much time with her at McDonald’s dining with her. She truly loved Jesus Christ and all people surrounding her; both family, friends and strangers. She so often expressed love for her family. Her beautiful speech, encouraging words, and wonderful personality will always remain in our hearts. Christine, you are now in the hands of a loving God and I feel that he will keep all of His promises and reward you greatly. We look forward to being with you again!

  10. Darlene Gist
    April 11, 2018 10:13 am

    God has gained another angel miss Christine made my day at McDonald’s my Inspiration coming to work God bless

  11. Darlene Gist
    April 11, 2018 12:14 pm

    On behalf of the management and crew Brick Church McDonalds we send our condolences we all loved miss Christine better known to us as granny our days were truly blessed with her presence we love you miss Christine but God loves you best forever in our hearts

  12. Gerardo Mcvey
    June 24, 2018 12:45 am

    With thanks! Valuable information!

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