MCLEOD CHRISTIAN, BESSIE C. - Washington County, Arkansas | BESSIE C. MCLEOD CHRISTIAN - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Bessie C. MCLEOD CHRISTIAN

Bluff (Springdale) Cemetery
Washington County,
Arkansas

1875-1941

Springdale, March 6 - Mrs. Bessie Christian, 66, resident of Springdale for nearly 40 years, died last night at 11:50 at the city hospital at Fayetteville where she had been a patient for the past week. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 3:00 at the First Baptist church, of which deceased was a faithful member, conducted by the pastor, Dr. Otto Whitington. Burial will be in the local Bluff cemetery. Funeral arrangements will be in charge of the local Callison and Riggs Funeral home.
Mrs. Christian was born February 4, 1875, at Smithville, Ark., and was a daughter of Simon McLeod of North Carolina and Sallie Judkins McLeod of Tennessee. She was married November 16, 1902, to the late Dr. Dodson Christian, Springdale physician, who passed away several years ago. Mrs. Christian is survived by one son, Carol D. Christian of Searcy, Ark.; one daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Davis of Tulsa and three grandchildren. She is also survived by three brothers, Walter and Luther McLeod of Walnut Ridge
and Dr. Laurence McLeod, Tulsa; one sister, Mrs. Maggie Peacock of Gentry, and by two step-sons, Dr. Otto Christian of San Antonia, and Lee Christian of Fort Smith. Mrs. Christian became ill Tuesday night of last week after having attended the luncheon meeting of the Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist church. Her condition became serious and she was taken to the hospital on Thursday where he death occurred last night. Mrs. Christian's son and daughter and other relatives have been with her constantly during her brief illness.

d/o Simon McLeod and Sally Copeland Judkins; w/o Dr. Sampson W. Dodson Christian; related McLeod and Judkins families found in Lawrence County, Arkansas
Submitted by L. Leedy

Contributed on 3/5/08 by mrslkleedy
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Record #: 14387

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Submitted: 3/5/08 • Approved: 8/7/15 • Last Updated: 8/10/15 • R14387-G14386-S3

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