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Mary Lynn Christensen

December 9, 1922 — January 14, 2022

Mrs. Mary Lynn Christensen, age 99, of Murray, Kentucky died on Friday, January 14, 2022, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray.

Mrs. Christensen was born December 9, 1922, in Elgin, Illinois, to the late Joseph Miller and Henrietta Thompson Miller. Mary Lynn attended Cornell College and Purdue University where she studied to become a Curtiss-Wright Cadet during WWII. She retired from the New Life Christian Book Store in Elgin, Illinois, she was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Murray, Kentucky.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mervin Christensen; two infant sons, John and Patrick Christensen; sister, Wanda Wood; step grandchild, Blair Miller.

Survivors include one daughter, Joan King and husband Ted of Murray, Kentucky; two sons, Jerome Christensen of Richmond, Virginia, and Todd Christensen and wife Becky of Richmond, Virginia; seven grandchildren, Kate Christensen, Elizabeth Christensen, Sarah Christensen, Michael Christensen, Andrew Christensen, Jennifer Sevilla, and Meghan Clark; one step grandchild, Megan Schowengerdt; five great grandchildren, Brayden Clark, Jake Sevilla, Bennett Clark, Gwendolyn Pratt and Margot Pratt.

A Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 23, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Eric Kelleher will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m., Sunday, January 23, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy may go to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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Sunday, January 23, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Funeral Service

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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