Christina Lea Bartlett was born October 16, 1966 in Midland, Texas, to Bill and Jenny Bartlett. After a lengthy illness of ten years, the Lord called her home on December 20, 2012. Christi attended Grace Lutheran Church's "Early Childhood Program" with Doris Turner being her kindergarten teacher. After the Bartlett family moved to Big Spring, she attended and was confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church and graduated from Big Spring High in 1983. She then was among the first class to graduate from Texas A & M - Corpus Christi, with honors, majoring in education and English Literature. She taught school at Bonham and Washington Elementary. Christi was a "big sister" and a member of various church and community organizations. Her grandparents, Bill and Lydia Richter and Ivan and Pauline Bartlett, preceded her in death. Survivors include numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Christi loved children, writing, and music. She was blessed with a beautiful voice. Of utmost importance to her was her church, as well as her numerous friends and family who constantly remembered her in prayers. Memorial services will be conducted Friday, December 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 3000 W Golf Course RD, with Pastor Robert Pase, officiating. Donations may be made to Grace Lutheran Church's building fund or the
. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Dec. 27, 2012