Christina Kay Emery, 74 of Gillespie, died at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO on Monday, July 6, 2020, at 7:12 p.m. She was born on May 20, 1946, to Arthur Louis Williams and Dorothy Christina (Bunn) Williams.
She was a nurse’s aid for St. Francis Hospital and an EMT for Gillespie Benld Area Ambulance Service. Christina was a member of the Gillespie Lions Club, Rainbow Girls, Black Diamond Days, Red Hat Society, United Methodist Church of Gillespie, and St. Timothy’s Methodist Church of Litchfield.
She is survived by her children, Walter Roy (Kim) Emery Jr. of Litchfield, Cindy (Gary) Ewin of Gillespie, and Leslie (Todd) Sherman of Gillespie; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth Williams and Terry Williams; sister, Dixie Dykeman; and several nieces and nephews.
Christina was preceded in death by her parents; brother, J. C. Williams; and great-grandson, Hunter Lehman.
Visitation services will be held on Friday, July 17, 2020, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the wishes of the family. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.