Obituary Listings

A superior reputation, built one service at a time
Mary "Magaline" Christian
There are condolences waiting approval on Mary's Tribute wall
Obituary for Mary "Magaline" Christian

February 15, 1932 - October 13, 2017

Mary "Magaline" Christian, 85, of New Hope, passed away Friday.

Ms. Christian lived in New Hope for 60 years. She worked at many places over her lifetime to include GENESCO, GTE, PALCO and Walmart. She made many life long friends throughout her career.

She was a member of Galilee Baptist Church. She loved and cherished her Church family. She looked forward to Sunday morning services and helping the ladies clean the church on Thursday mornings.

Ms. Christian was a loving wife and mother. Her most treasured blessing was her family. She looked forward to her calls and visits from her grandkids and great-grandkids. She looked forward to all her family "get together's". She made sure the food was delicious and the laughter was abundant.

She was preceded in death by husband, Phil Christian, father, Gordon Owens, mother, Onnie Owens and brother, Jim Owens.

Surviving are son, James (Judy) Martin, son, Phillip (Susan) Christian, grandchildren, Regina (Josh) Salmon, Kim (Tony) Bryant, Kyle (Ellyn) Christian, Jennifer (Bryn) Butler, great grandchildren, Emily Wall, Alexi Salmon, Skye Bryant, Tia Bryant, Emma Christian, Wyatt Butler and Evelyn Christian, sisters, Kathleen Henson and Kay Travis, and many nieces & nephews.

Visitation will be Sunday 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Galilee Baptist Church. Services will follow at 4:00 pm with Rev. Jerry Meeks officiating.

Interment will be in the Bush Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family would like memorial donations to be made to Galilee Baptist Church or Hospice of North Alabama.

Previous Events





2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Galilee Baptist Church

4262 Old Highway 431
New Hope, AL 35760

Funeral Ceremony




4:00 PM
Galilee Baptist Church

4262 Old Highway 431
New Hope, AL 35760

Cemetery Details


Bush Cemetery

344 Bush Cemetery Rd.
Huntsville, AL 35803


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.