|Christine Montzella Alsup
|May 5, 1921 - June 22, 2016
Christine Montzella Alsup, 95, of Gravette, Arkansas passed away,
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Circle of Life Legacy Village, in
Bentonville. She was born May 5, 1921 in Huffstuttle, Texas to
Roy and Lille Mae Jones. After graduating from high school in
Woodson, TX, she married Lee Roy Alsup, January 6, 1940 in
Breckenridge, TX. They farmed in the Texas panhandle until 1970
when they moved to NW Arkansas and purchased Blossom Hill
Ranch southeast of Gravette.
She was a true farm wife and helpmate to her husband, Lee Roy.
Her life motto was “faith, family and farming.” They were named
“Benton County Farm Family” of the year in 1999. Many folks
were blessed to receive her famous “homemade pies” and to see
her collection of Fenton glass. Hummingbirds and flowers were
other pastimes she enjoyed.
Always active in the community, she was past president of NWA
Cowbells, a member of Eastern Star and Heritage Baptist Church in
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 62 years;
two brothers and six sisters.
Christine is survived by four children; sons, Dennis Alsup and wife,
Camelia of Rogers, Danny Alsup and wife, Debbie of Gravette;
daughters, Lavon Stark and husband, Rickie of Gravette, Simona
Simon and husband, Milton of Lubbock, TX; three sisters, Wanda
Gage of Cross Plains, TX, Muriel Swing of Worland, WY, Gerry
Gray and husband, Donnie, of Cookville, TN; eight grandchildren,
Tim Alsup, Kevin Alsup, Angie Martin, Michelle House, Tyneal
Buckner, Lacy Miller, Jacy Lippoldt, Carson Alsup; seven great-
grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.
Funeral services will be at 10:00AM, Monday, June 27, 2016 at
Heritage Baptist Church in Gravette with the Rev. Dr. Darrell
Kepler officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:00AM until service time.
Memorials may be made in memory of Christine Alsup to Heritage
Baptist Church, 307 4th Ave SE, Gravette, AR 72736.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stockdale-Moody Funeral
Services of Rogers. Word of comfort and memories may be shared
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