Eugenia B. Christie, 87, of Hernando, Fla., died Feb. 5, 2014, at her residence. Eugenia was born Dec. 3, 1926, in Conway, S.C., the daughter of William and Barbara Barnhill. She moved to Hernando in 2007 from Miami. Eugenia graduated from Conway High School-Class of 1943- in Conway, S.C. Eugenia then attended Coker College for two years in Hartsville, S.C. She moved to Miami and attended the University of Miami where she studied music and took voice lessons. She had a beautiful voice and sang on the radio and in her church. She was Presbyterian. Eugenia attended the Conway High School 60th Class reunion in 2003 and enjoyed spending time with her friends and classmates.
Mrs. Christie was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Stephen T. Christie. Survivors include her sons, Stephen Christie of Unicoi, Tenn., Scot Christie, of Miami; daughter, Cathy Enberg of Hernando; brother, John Hall Barnhill of S.C.; grandchildren, Rachel, Annie, Patrick, Sarah, and Christine; and great-grandson, Evan.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to the hour of services at the Heinz Funeral Home, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness.