NEW KENT COUNTY — Louise Lillian Christian, 86, of New Kent County, passed away peacefully, on September 4, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Saunders Exodus and Marie Ruth Winfree Meekins.
At an early age, she professed her life to Christ and joined Ebenezer Baptist Church in Lanexa, Va, where she remained a faithful member until her death.
Louise had a love for home and gardening, grounds keeping, she had a “green thumb”, and doing sudoku puzzles. She was the neighborhood babysitter for so many families in Lanexa, VA.
Louise graduated from George W. Watkins High School in 1952. Louise was formerly employed by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation at the Williamsburg Inn after leaving she became a domestic engineer. She is preceded in death by her grandson, Kelvin “Mane” Christian Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of 67 years, Henry F. Christian; loving son, Kelvin Christian (Priscilla “Peg”), one granddaughter, Kellie Carter (Maurice), four great-grandsons Nyaze’ Christian, Isaiah Cooke-Bey, Christian Carter, and Nicholas Carter, one sister, Hannah Blizzard, one brother-in-law, Charles Christian (Alease), one sister-in-law, Mildred Christian, a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, caring friends and several special caregivers: Crystal Delaney, Geneva Delaney, Shirley Street, Tashawndae Baker, Marilyn Morton, and Sheila Akrie.
A funeral service will be held on September 11, 2021, at 1:00pm at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, Va. The viewing will be from 11:00am-12:45pm before the funeral service. Interment will take place at 14831 Rockahock Rd, Lanexa, VA 23089 and repast will immediately follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
**Facemasks are REQUIRED and the COVID guidelines will be practiced.
**Seating will be limited for services**