Mrs. Christian was a native of St. Paul, Minn. She was the daughter of late Alvin Doyscher and Margaret Mandel Doyscher. She was of the Catholic faith. Mrs. Christian was a homemaker, enjoying her time at the Lewisburg Recreation Center with her friends and working in her garden.
Her husband of 48 years, Ellis Wayne Christian of Lewisburg, and two daughters, Camille Christian of Ashland City and Sherri Rains of Nashville, and one sister, Patricia (Wayne) Schultz of River Falls, Wis., survive her.
Her wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences of sympathy may be sent for Mrs. Christian at www.billsmcgaugh.com.
Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.