Christine Pierce, "Nana Chris", born June 16, 1920, a former resident
of Ventura and Bakersfield, went to join the Lord and loved ones that preceded her in death on December 14, 2012. Her strong will kept her independent and active throughout her life. Christine embraced life's challenges finding comfort and strength in words from The Bible. She touched many lives with her warm heart and fun spirit and will be missed by all.
She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Walbridge; son, Paul Turner; sister, Dona Slone of Arkansas; grandchildren, Sherry Bowden, Rhonda Breckley, Cynthia Marquez, Kari Province, Cassy Bowles, Robert Miles, Jr, Christopher Marquez, Allison Marklein and Paul D. Turner; numerous great and great great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, 5400 Valentine Road, Ventura , on Thursday, December 20, 2012, 2:00 P.M., followed by a celebration of life at the IBEW Union Hall, 3994 East Main Street, Ventura.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home, 3150 Loma Vista Rd., Ventura.