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Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870




Christine Acree Garner, 84, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 with her loving family by her side.

Christine was a native of Halifax County, the daughter and last surviving of seven children of Lasacree Acree and Effie Sasser Acree. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son; Ricky Lee Rook, her sisters; Hilda “Bootsie” Coker and her husband Junior, Lucille Evans, her twin sister Deanie Allen and her husband Laster, Lillie Wright and her husband Buck, her brothers; Randolph and Curtis Acree, brother in law; Lewis Garner. She attended and enjoyed her Church Family at the First Evangelical Methodist Church of Gaston. She was a hard worker and longtime inspector in the textile mills, enjoyed trips to the beach, but mainly loved her family, especially watching her children and grandchildren play ball and her Famous Thursday Night Family Meals at her home.

Christine is survived by her beloved husband; Thomas Earl Garner, sons; Michael Wayne Rook of Emporia and Mark Elliot Garner and his wife Crystal of Pleasant Hill, daughters; Kay Evans and Lisa Futrell and her husband Robbie, grandchildren; Dustin Lee Rook, Marc Elliot Rowland, Brandon Wayne Rook, Ashton Garner, Berkley Garner, Kristy Griffin, Michael Evans, Nicholas Futrell, Regan Futrell, great grandchildren; Sidney Taylor Rook, Dylan Wayne Rook, Carson Griffin, Thomas James Futrell, and Kaelyn O’Neal, brother in law; Bill Evans, and sister in law; Betty Garner.

Graveside Services will be held Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Crestview Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Matthew Reider officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.



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