Christeen Magee Laine
Margaret Christeen Magee Laine, 96, longtime resident of Wakefield, VA, departed this life August 10, 2017 and entered eternal rest surrounded by her heavenly field of blue forget-me-nots. She was the ninth of ten children born to the late Richard Daniel Magee and Alice Rebecca Morris Magee. Left to cherish her memory are her two sons, Crawley Allen Laine, III (Vicky), Brian Magee Laine (Diane); grandchildren, Heather L. Clark, Crawley Allen Laine, IV, Brian Magee Laine, Jr., Erin R. West (David), Brad Redman (Tammie); seven great-grandchildren, Michaela Clark, Autumn Clark, Mollie Redman, Kaitlyn Redman, Chloe Redman, Charlie Redman, and Judson West; numerous nieces and nephews and her devoted dominos friends.
Christeen was a devoted wife and mother. She cherished her immediate family and close friends all her years. She found great purpose in showing thoughtfulness to others throughout her life. She was always faithful to her church, Wakefield United Methodist, and was its oldest surviving member. Christeen took great pleasure, along with other talented ladies, in contributing her needlework skills to the creation of altar kneelers for the church. A woman of many talents, she excelled in the arts and crafts classes offered through the local chapter of the Home Demonstration Club and won numerous awards and ribbons for her baking and canning skills. Her needle craft skills were admired by all. She held dear the gift of love given by her large extended family.
Christeen was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 42 years, Crawley A. Laine, Jr.; her parents; brothers; Romas Reeves (Buck) Magee, Daniel E. Magee, Richard Lee Magee; sisters, Annie M. Blanchard, Ruth M. Wood, Esther M. Lunsford, Newday M. Moore, Ray M. Glore, and Louise M. Sinclair.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00pm Sunday, August 13, 2017 in the Wakefield Cemetery with Rev. Glenn Riggs officiating. A reception for friends and family will be held immediately after the service in the social hall of Wakefield Methodist Church. The family request in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a charity of your choice. The family is being served by R.W.Baker & Company Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel. Condolences may be posted at www.rwbakerfh.com.
205 West Church Street
Wakefield, VA 23888