Originally created 07/30/99

Mrs. Christine Becton



PHILADELPHIA -- Mrs. Christine Williams Becton, of 710 West York St., died Sunday, July 25, 1999, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Rome Emanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Coach officiating. Burial will be in Remount Cemetery.

Mrs. Becton, a native of Aiken County, was a member of Mother's Board and the senior choir and Redeem Baptist Church, Philadelphia.

Survivors include seven sons, Daniel Coach, Matthew Coach, Hastens Coach, Jeffery Coach, and Anthony Coach, all of Philadelphia, Robert Coach, Long Island, N.Y., and Gary Coach, Williamsport; four daughters, Lessie Ray, Christine Coach, Yolanda Fisher and Shirley Becton, all of Philadelphia; two sisters, Laura Mae Harrison, Aiken, and Lula Mae Ryans, Beech Island; and 28 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Friends may call at the residence of Essie Bell Bush, 1022 Franklin Road, Beech Island, or Catherine Jones, 812 Branch Court, Apt. A, Aiken.

Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle July 30, 1999