Eleanor E. Christman


Eleanor E. Christman, 97, Summerfield, Ohio died Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at home. She was born November 6, 1911 at Calais to Egger and Mary (Miller) Stephen.

She was a member of Seneca Valley Church of Christ and Retired Teachers Assoc. (Noble Local). She taught at Cleggs, Jones, Miltonsburg, Calais and Summerfield Schools.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by husband, Herbert Christman (11/26/2004); an infant; stepmother, Nora Stephen; brothers, Bernhart, Donald and James (Junior) Stephen and sisters, Hazel Christman and Lucille Wehr.

She is survived by sons, Loren (Mona) Christman of Charlestown, Ind. and Brian (Judy Lewis) Christman of Zanesville; daughters, Lila (Vernon) Kirkbride of Sarahsville, Lena Christman of West Union, W.Va. and Carol (Lanny) Butler of Zanesville; eight grandchildren, Kevin (Christy) Christman, Mark (Tonya) Christman, Darin (Treva) Kirkbride, Kona Kirkbride, Tana (Amit Gupta) Kirkbride, Laura Everly, Seth Everly and Mariah (Matt) Vogelgesang; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation was December 19, and services were Saturday, December 20 at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N Chestnut St, Barnesville, OH with Rev. William Pickenpaugh and Frank Love. Burial follows in Calais Cemetery. www.campbellplumlymilburnfuneralhome.com