Celebrating the life of Christie Brown
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Flying together, on beautiful new wings, Christie joins her love, John T., and are, at long last, together again. Christina (Christie) Lee Kevish graced the world with her presence on September 20, 1951. Born to Rowena (Roberts) and "Big Andy" Kevish. Christie was known by so many as a caregiver, a devoted friend, a benevolent soul, a woman who was not only known for her beauty but possessed a strength which was admired by all who knew her. She was a source of support, love, laughs, wisdom, and countless memories.
Christie had many blessings which she was so thankful for. Among her greatest blessings were her children: Rick and Karen (Potts) Brown, Kim (Brown) and Kerry Butler, Jeff and Danna (Carter) Brown, Jonathan and Andrea (Youroukos) Brown, and Justin and AJ (Gall) Mugge. Her grandchildren: Mischelle Brown, Erica (Brown) and Ben Clore, Brittney (Taylor) and Dana Anderson, Kreig Taylor, Jordan, Shelby and Carson Brown, and Ava and John T.,II (JT) Brown. Her great-grandchildren: Kylie Horstmann, Aliyah Brown, Phoebe and Annie Clore, Quinton Taylor, and Blakely Anderson. Her sister in law Sondra Bishop, late brother, Bruce Bishop, and their families. Her blessings also included additional family members and her beloved friends. This wonderful life was made possible when she met and later married the love of her life, John T. Brown, on April 21, 1978, together, they had their son, Jonathan, in September of 1979. John T., heartbreakingly, preceded her in death on August 5, 2007.
Christie and John T. owned and operated Memories for many years. Christie recently retired from Ferrell Hospital where she worked as a surgical nurse. Christie was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Brown, parents, Rowena and Andy Kevish, brother, Bruce Bishop, other family members and friends. Christie is survived by and will be missed by countless relatives and friends, as she touched the heart and lives of so many. She departed this world, just as she wanted to, with loved ones by her side, at home, on October 5, 2020.
Flowers and condolences can be sent to J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home. A graveside service at Raleigh Masonic Cemetery, for family and close friends, has been scheduled for Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm.
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Raleigh, IL _
Raleigh, IL _