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Christine H. Thorpe

September 12, 1932 November 15, 2020
Christine  H. Thorpe
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Obituary for Christine H. Thorpe

On November 15, 2020 Deaconess Christine Horton Thorpe transitioned this old earthly world for a better eternal life with God. Christine Horton Thorpe was born to the late Fred Douglas and Gladys Crudup Horton on September 12, 1932 in Wake County, North Carolina. Christine married the late Deacon Captain William H. Thorpe on December 6, 1950. From this union were born two sons, Charles L. Thorpe and Wilfred C. Thorpe.

Christine was a graduate of James E. Shepard High School in Zebulon, North Carolina. She attended North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina where she received Certificates in Food Nutrition.

Christine was employed by the Wake County School System as a Food Nutrition Manager for thirty (30) years. Everyone loved her cooking, especially her home-made cinnamon rolls, buttery yeast rolls and coconut cake.

Deaconess Thorpe was a long-standing member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Wendell, NC. Christine was very active in church where she served as Secretary of the Centennial Committee (1963), Missionary Board, Senior Choir and Deaconess Board.

Christine was preceded in death by a brother, Jacob F. Horton, Sr., two sisters, Matrice Bullock and Deaconess Erdyne Yates and one grandson, Antonio Thorpe.

Christine leaves to cherish her memories two sons, Charles L. Thorpe (Gail) of Wendell, NC; Wilfred C. Thorpe (Angela) of Clayton, NC; grandchildren, Dameko, Brian and Beverly Thorpe, Teresa Ferrell, Kara and Abram Brooks and several great grandchildren. She had a loving relationship with her nieces, nephews, cousins and a special love for niece, Mary Graham. Through the years she valued her friendship with Leo and the late Willie Mae Merritt, and Otis and Martha Gadison.

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Graveside

Friday

20

Nov

12:00 PM 11/20/2020 12:00:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

Morphus Bridge Road
Wendell, NC 27591

Please practice social distancing and a face mask is required.

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Morphus Bridge Road Wendell 27591 NC
United States
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