Christine Lanier Stubbs, age 95, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2019, in her home in Metairie, Louisiana. She was born on December 25, 1923, to Bascom S. and Eudora Ann Bradham Lanier. The youngest of seven children, she grew up in Jenkins County, attending elementary and high school there. She was married to Jesse Lehman Stubbs of Statesboro, Georgia in 1941 and enjoyed 67 happy years with him, until his death in 2008. She was a member of Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church. They lived in Miami, Florida for 32 years before moving back to Jenkins County for 15 years. They moved to Birmingham, Alabama for the next 23 years and in 2017, Christine moved to Metairie, Louisiana. The family would like to thank Christine’s special caregiver, Barbara Carey and the staff of Guardian Angels Hospice for their wonderful care.
Surviving are three daughters, Patricia Ann Stubbs of Miami Shores, Florida, Pamela Susan Henry of Birmingham, Alabama and Paula Caye Toups of Metairie, Louisiana; a son in law, Thomas Toups of Metairie, Louisiana; one grandson, Bruce Henry and his fiancee, Jennifer Cooper of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; one sister, Margie Way of Pelham, Alabama and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Saturday April 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Eastside Cemetery in Statesboro, Georgia with Elder Bill Durrence officiating.
Visitation will be held Saturday April 13, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Deal Funeral Directors.
Memorials may be made to Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church, 4 South Zetterower Avenue, Statesboro, GA 30458 or Guardian Angel Hospice, 825 N. Little Farms Ave Suite D, Metairie, LA 70003.
Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.