Mrs. Christine A. Karpik-Valdez, 56, of LaGrange passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Hospice LaGrange.
Christine was born November 3, 1957 in Steger, IL, daughter of the late Michael Karpik and LaDonna Evans. She was a member of City Light Church and previously worked for McDonald Oil Company. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Karpik.
Survivors include three children, Jennifer Welch and her husband Kenny, Cynthia Karpik and her fiancé Anthony Smith, and Brandon Orr and his fiancé Malia Yeatman; two grandsons, Connor Smith and Hunter Orr, all of LaGrange; three brothers, Michael Karpik and his wife Gabrielle of E. Chicago, IN, James Karpik, and Andrew Evans, both of LaGrange; sister-in-law, Lorrie Karpik of LaGrange; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held 6:00 P.M. today, July 29, 2014 at City Light Church with Pastor Romeo Billups officiating. The gathering of family and friends will be at the church immediately following the service.
Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.
Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636