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Christine Tatro


03/07/1922 - 01/17/2015 Obituary
Christine Tatro Obituary
Christine Tatro, was born in Canadian County, Oklahoma on March 7, 1922, to Houston and Ella Cockrum. Chrissy was the oldest of nine children. Chrissy met the love of her life in Oklahoma, George N. Tatro "Buster" and they had three beautiful daughters, they moved to California in 1949, where they raised their girls, while traveling the state with Buster's work. Eventually, settling down in Bakersfield, where she lived within blocks of four of her sisters, to our family known as the "Army of Aunts".
Chrissy, was the example of love, she taught her family to love Jesus first, always take care of your family and to be kind. She made sure she attended as much of her grandkids, great grandkids and even great great grandkids functions, from graduations to football games. She was definitely the role model in our family.
She is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Donna and Carl Chitwood, Dianne and Danny Shaw and Sherian and Andy Waters, her ten grandchildren, Janet, Shelly, Tracy, Janene, Toiya, Andee, Bryan, Rikki, April and Deni, 20 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren and her four sisters Buelah, Bea, Modene and Pearlie. She was preceeded in death by her husband of 56 years, "Buster" Tatro, her great-grandchildren Corbin Jones and Tara Goad, a sister and three brothers
The family would like to give a special thanks Liberty Christian Center where Chrissy was a member of the congregation for 35 years. We would also like to thank Hoffmann Hospice for their kind treatment.
Graveside services will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Monday, January 26, 2015, at 2:00pm, reception to follow at Liberty Christian Center, 8801 South H Street.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 23, 2015
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