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Celebrating the Life of Christine B. Christian Warren

Celebrating the Life of Christine B. Christian Warren

MAY 5, 1938 – JUNE 30, 2023

Christine Warren, 85, passed away after a valiant battle with lung cancer. A longtime Seattle resident, she relocated to Portland, Oregon, after meeting and marrying the soul mate of her senior years, John T. Warren, in 2007.

Christine was a devoted member of Holgate Church of Christ in Seattle, and while residing in Portland, she attended Maranatha Church. She was well known in both congregations for her love of Christ, her empathy and acts of service, her legendary soul food (Mac & Cheese, 5 Flavor Pound Cake, and Not Yo’ Mama’s Banana Pudding!), and her BEAUTIFUL hats!

Christine spent much of her time helping others and sharing her compassionate, wise counsel with all who sought her wisdom while also raising her great-grandson, James Christian, from a toddler through the beginning of his high school years.

Christine was well known in Seattle and was affectionately called ‘Mrs. Fat Burger’. Her delicious burgers were always a hit at The Fat Burger Deli on Jackson from the 1970s until the 1990s.

Everyone who knows her will miss Christine in Seattle and Portland. She leaves to mourn her passing her daughters, Jeatonica Christian Warren (husband, Carlos Warren) and Lakeisha Christian- Watkins (husband, Jeremy Watkins), Her eldest daughter, Evelyn, preceded her in death in 1999. Christine’s absence will be felt by her grandchildren; Christopher Christian, Dujure’ Christian, Jeazohna Christian, Devin Stubblefield, and her great-grandchildren; Josiah, Jaylea, Janecia, Jeremiah, Javarhis, and James, along with numerous family members and friends in Seattle and Portland.

Information about sending condolences, cards, donations, flowers, and remembrances can be obtained from her daughter, Jeatonica, at 1-253-376-5293

Christine’s Homegoing Service will be held on July 22nd, 2023, at Zeller Chapel of the Roses, in Portland, Oregon, 1:00 pm. Graveside committal to be held in Seattle at a later date.



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