SHELBY-Christine "Strawberry" Appleman, 49, of Shelby, passed away at Carolinas Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. A native of Cleveland County, she worked at P.P.G. for twenty years and was a C.N.A. at White Oak Manor of Kings Mountain. She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Brenda Patterson Canipe; and her husband, Ronnie Lee Appleman.
She is survived by her father and step-mother, Charles and Gail Canipe of Shelby; two sons, Allen Appleman and fiancé Holly Camp of Shelby, and Jeremiah Appleman of Lattimore; two brothers, Timothy Canipe of Henrietta, and Barry Canipe of Boone; a sister, Nina Topper of Lebo, Kan.; and grandparents, Edley and Daphine Canipe of Rutherfordton.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday at New Prospect Baptist Church
Memorial Service: 4 p.m. Monday at New Prospect Baptist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. Michael Gantt
Burial: New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family
Online Condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com