Addie Geraldine Christian Hitchens

Friday, January 28, 2011

Mrs. Addie Geraldine Christian Hitchens, 85, of rural Cooter, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at her home.

Mrs. Hitchens was 85 years, 10 months and 24 days of age and was the daughter of the late Joe Clarence Christian and Georgia Frances Miller Christian.

She was united in marriage to O.G. Hitchens Jan. 19, 1941, in Batesville.

Mrs. Hitchens was an avid bowler. She was in the Steele Bowling league, taught a junior bowling class and competed in state and national tournaments.

She leaves her daughter, Shirley Thomas, and son-in-law Ronnie Thomas;

One daughter-in-law, Brenda Hitchens;

Eight grandchildren, Glenn Hitchens (and Deana), Mark Hitchens (and Jeana), Sheri Razer Harris (and Wayne), Karen Razer Ellis (and Glenn), Greg Razer, Joey Thomas, Nicole Thomas and Adam Thomas; and

Ten great-grandchildren, Justin Hitchens, Adam Hitchens, Laura Hitchens, Savannah Hitchens, Suzanne Hitchens, Sarah Ellis, Clay Harris, Addie Harris, Avery Thomas and Aiden Thomas.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Steele Church of Christ with Mr. John Mundy officiating. John W. German Funeral Home of Steele is in charge of arrangements.