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Obituaries

October 4, 2013

Lynn Christopher Jr.

The funeral for Lynn Christopher Jr., 77, of Decatur will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at McConnell Funeral Home with Jeff Sellers officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home.

Mr. Christopher died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.

Lynn Christopher was born March 19, 1936, in Jefferson County to Lynn Christopher Sr. and Sibyl Smith Christopher. He worked at Monsanto for 35 years. He loved his grandchildren very much, and he was an avid reader. He served in the U.S. Army for three years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons and two sisters.

Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Faye Christopher; three daughters, Patricia Ann Christopher of Birmingham, Dana Lynne Harbin and husband Clay of Hazel Green, and Sarah Elizabeth Bibb and husband Gary of Decatur; two sisters, Ann Lee of Decatur and Mary Silas of Athens; five grandchildren, Kayla Harbin of Nashville, Tenn., Kristin Harbin and Kelsey Harbin, both of Hazel Green, Hannah Bibb of Hartselle, and Trey Sansing of Decatur; and several nieces and nephews.

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