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Christopher, Pauline Grace McClain

Pauline Grace McClain Christopher, age 89, a resident of Albuquerque since 1941, Pauline (Polly) passed away after suffering a gallimaufry of illnesses Saturday, August 19, 2017. She was born in McAdoo, Texas and was a member of Chelwood Park Foursquare Church in Albuquerque, NM for many years and most recently attended Hoffmantown church. Polly was known for her warm, friendly, and welcoming smile. She had a great sense of humor and a quick wit. Polly was a consummate teacher, always challenging people to think. She had many talents; she was a seamstress, swim teacher, a master knitter, and so much more, but she was not a cook! Polly had a thoughtful and generous heart that was full of kindness and grace. She was a faithful follower and lover of Jesus Christ and she left a beautiful legacy of faith. Polly was a blessing and a delight to everyone. Jesus truly shone through her life. She was an amazing woman â€" a true gem.

Pauline (Polly) was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Christopher; father, Henry J. McClain; mother, Bertha L. Collins McClain; sisters, Beatrice Peterson, Thelma Vishaway, Hilda Cashman, and Patsy Miller; son, John A. Christopher, Jr. (Budd); grandson, Duncan Christopher; and daughters-in-law, Melba D. Christopher and Clare C. Christopher. She is survived by sister, Shirley D. McClain Bolles of Arizona; daughter-in-law, Kathy S. Christopher of Sunland, CA; son, Warren M. Christopher; daughter, Cindy M. Johns and her husband, Willie Johns Sr.; and daughter, Susan C. Taylor and her husband, M. Glenn Taylor, all from Albuquerque, NM. She was blessed with many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Polly's Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at FRENCH - Lomas with Rev. Kathy Christopher officiating. Interment will take place at Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Warren Christopher, Matthew Christopher, Willie Johns, Sr., Glenn Taylor, Willie Johns, Jr., Michael Taylor, Steven Taylor, James Christopher, and Zachary Christopher. Pipe and band-the Andy Christopher family. Please visit our online guestbook for Pauline M. Christopher at

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Aug. 27, 2017
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