Wilda Mae Christian, age 69, of Kendallville, died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne. Mrs. Christian was born and raised at Three Forks holler near Jolo, West Virginia to the late Crocket and Elva (Pruitt) Rowe. She graduated from Bradshaw High School in 1967 and married Larry Gene Christian in April of 1968 in West Virginia. Larry preceded her in death on December 20, 2016. Wilda was employed with King Seeley in Kendallville and Mastercraft in Shipshewana. She also was a babysitter for many children over the years.
Son, Michael Gene Christian of Kendallville.
Son, Anthony Joseph “Tony” and Kristin Christian of Kendallville.
Four grandchildren: Tate and Yani Harris of Kendallville; Clint Harris of San Diego, California; Tyler Christian of Kendallville; and Jack Christian of Kendallville.
Four great grandchildren: Breydan Christian, Letty Christian, Atticus Harris, and Olivia Harris due in July.
Sister, Wilma Heathcock of Goshen.
She was preceded in death by sister, Donna Hicks and brother, Jay Rowe.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the Raysal Freewill Baptist Church, Raysal, West Virginia with calling at 10:00 AM prior to the service.
Burial will take place at the Rowe Family Cemetery, Estep Ridge, Paynesville, West Virginia.