Lamb, Christine (Riggan)

Christine Lamb, 89, a longtime resident of Omak, died peacefully on Friday, Nov. 17,2000, at her home with family around her, following a brief illness.

She is now rejoicing with her Lord and Savior in heaven.

Christine was born on Jan. 28, 1911, at Cooney, AR to Houston and Ella (Badeggt) Riggan. She grew up in the Leola area in Arkansas and attended schools there. Christine married Thomas L. Lamb on June 18, 1932, at Leola. They made their home there until 1945, when they moved to Omak. She worked briefly in the factory at Biles-Coleman Lumber Co.

Christine was a member of the Faith Missionary Baptist Church. She was a loving wife and mother.

She is survived by her sons, Weldon Lamb of Edmonds and Billy Lamb and his wife, Jane of Omak; daughter, Louella Lamb of Tacoma; grandchildren, Raymond Lamb and his wife, Kellie ofOmak, Mary Lamb Mlynarek and her husband, Glenn of Las Vegas, NV, Leah Lamb Reese and her husband, Gary of Omak, David Lamb and his wife, Stephanie of Orcus Island; 10 great-grandchildren; and one greatgreat-grandchild.

Christine was preceded in death by her husband on Nov. 25, 1995, two sisters and four brothers. Funeral services will be held at the Precht-Harrison Chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Randy Cleveland officiating. Burial will be in the Okanogan Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Precht-Harrison Chapel.

Memorials may be given to the Faith Missionary Baptist Church Memorial Fund.

Precht-Harrison Chapel, Omak is in charge of the arrangements.

 

(Obituary provided by Ilene Jeffers)

 

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