Christine Elizabeth (Melear) Way Allen, age 90 of New Castle, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at the Hurstbourne Care Center in Louisville. She was a member of the New Castle First Baptist Church and an employee at Shopper's Mart in Eminence for 31 years. Christine was the daughter of the late Peter and Lilia Mae (Hayden) Melear Jr.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Ann Haase (Jim), Frankfort; granddaughter, Jo Anne Coblin Tingle (Scott), Frankfort; two great-grandsons: Matthew and Nathan Tingle; sister-in-law, Doris Feign, Mt. Washington; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. Interment was in New Castle Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to New Castle First Baptist Church.