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1 of 11 | Posted by: Patsy Blackwell - Roan Mountain, TN

“Christine was a Special Person always so happy me n Donald my Brother went to stay with her and the Boys when we were little when she lived in...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Dwight David Birchfield SR. - TN

“My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother and praying that your faith will give you strength in these testing times. Your mom was a very special...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Birchfield Street - TN

“She will always be remembered, the good times we had and her careing for just everyone. Love you Chris always. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Polly Todd - Vermilion, OH

“Chris always had kind words for everyone that she met. She will be dearly missed. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Tonya Mcneal - Johnson City, TN

“So sorry to hear of Christine's passing after such a long battle with cancer. She was a wonderful woman, mother and wife. RIP peace dear friend! ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Mark Sanford - Conifer, CO

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rick & Susan Collins ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Rick & Susan Collins - Knoxville, TN

“Chris n Chubby stayed here during deer season one year. We talked n laughed played Scrabble. I talked to her about the Savior. When they came back...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Lou Wells - Vinton, OH

“Chris fought a gallant battle. If only determination and attitude could have changed the outcome, she definitely did over and above all she could...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Ginter - Wellston, OH

“I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of Aunt Chris. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. I pray that our Lord brings...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Tonya J Pleasant-Harper - FL

“Such a wonderful sweet lady. Went to school with her from K-12. So proud of her service to our country. She will be missed by many. Go in peace...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Dan Collins - Westport, OK


Psalm 18:2 The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Audra Christine "Chris" Jividen, age 70, of Radcliff, departed this earth to be with Jesus, after valiantly fighting and losing her 2 year battle with Cancer, on Monday, December 14, 2015, from the V.A. Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born January 11, 1945 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Luther Pittenger and Nellie Hatfield Pittenger. Chris lived a long and eventful life, which included serving her country as a nurse in the U.S. Army, where she worked at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.; devoted wife to Ralph Dale Jividen and dedicated mother to her sons, Joseph, David and Scott Birchfield, daughter April Root, step-son William Jividen and his wife, Angie, as well as being a former auditor, caterer and a loving homemaker. Her family was her pride, especially her grandchildren, Joseph, Kelsey, Sydney, Colton and Jayce Birchfield, Cayden Root, and William Jividen Jr. and Becky. She formerly attended World Outreach Ministries and she enjoyed crocheting, knitting and writing poetry, and she loved to cook and bake. Chris is survived by her husband of 22 years, Ralph Dale "Chubby" Jividen; children, Joseph Birchfield III, and wife, Kristi, of Knoxville, TN, David Birchfield, and wife, Georgia, of Johnson City, TN., Scott Birchfield of Radcliff, and April Root, and husband, Tim, of Columbus; grandchildren Joseph IV, Kelsey, Sydney, Colton and Jayce Birchfield and Caiden Root; siblings, Ernie Pittenger, and wife Beverly, of Cincinnati, Francis Graham of Oak Forest, IL and Pat Adams of Wellston. In addition, she is survived by a special niece and nephew, Lynn and Randy Lowe, as well as several other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Nellie Pittenger, and her brother Bob Pittenger. Calling hours will be Friday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 A.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Eberts officiating. Chris will be laid to rest in the Ridgewood Cemetery with military honors by the combined units of the American Legion Post 371 of Wellston and the D.A.V. Jackson County Chapter 45.

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