Christine Renee McCleave
JACKSONVILLE, FL-- Christine Renee McCleave born on May 23, 1969, in Spartanburg County to Fredger McCleave and the late Peggy Jean Wilkins McCleave departed this life on Thursday, January 17, 2013, at her home in Jacksonville, FL. Christine was employed by Atlantic Boulevard Dermatology in Jacksonville, FL as an Office Manager for the past 15 years. In addition to family, Christine had many friends in both Spartanburg and Jacksonville, who loved her tremendously. She eagerly approached each day with a declaration that she would have joy and be triumphant over whatever awaited her. Christine's trademark smile, compassionate heart, sense of humor and mountain moving faith will be forever present in our lives.
She leaves to cherish fond memories: daughter, Ms. Christiana Murray; fiancé, Charilton Murray; three sisters, Mrs. Anita Tate (Ronnie) of Fredericksburg, VA, Ms. Cassandra McCleave of Fredericksburg, VA, and Ms. Melody Kelly of Spartanburg, SC; a brother, Mr. Lamont McDowell of Spartanburg, SC; a great-aunt; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews. Christine had two close friends who were very dear to her, Ms. Patricia Hairston and Ms. Cynthia Britton, had a special love for the Murray family, and greatly admired her employer, Dr. John Morello at Atlantic Boulevard Dermatology.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 404 Richland Street, Chesnee, SC. Viewing will begin at 11:00 a.m. and services will begin promptly at 12:00 noon.