June 25, 1989
CECIL L. CHRISTIAN
NEWPORT NEWS – Cecil Leon “Skip” Christian, 43, died Thursday, June 22, in Regency Health Care Center, York County.
He had been an area resident all his life.
Mr. Christian was a member of Colossian Baptist Church.
He is survived by his mother, Elvoy Christian of Newport News; seven sisters, Nannie Toliver of Cherry Hill, N.J., Barbara Banks, Elvoy Pratt and Elinor Rowe, all of Hampton, Edith Edee Cheseman, Doris Christian and Ann Christian, all of Newport News; and two brothers, Theodore Christian of Hampton and Eugene Christian of Newport News.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, in Colossian Baptist Church by the Rev. Irvin Melvin. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The body will be placed in the church by noon Tuesday. Family and friends may assemble at 806 Winslow Drive by 1 p.m.
The body may be viewed from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Whiting Funeral Home.