Sister Christine Myrick of Tampa will be held Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at the St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church, 3708 E. Lake Avenue, Tampa, FL 33610, with the Pastor, Reverend W. D. Sims, officiating. Interment will follow in the Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, Tampa, FL.
Sister Christine Myrick was born September 19, 1919 in Marianna, FL to the late Priscilla Dillard Myrick and the late Isaiah Kincey. She was call to rest on Friday, February 3, 2012 after completing her journey here on earth.
Sister Myrick was united with St. Matthew M. B. Church in 1958 under the leadership of Reverend I. Anderson. She remained a faithful member throughout the years enjoying the services, fellowships, and special programs in which she experienced great joy in participating. Sister Myrick served diligently with the Home Mission Society and would graciously host the Circle Meetings that rotated from home to home. She was eager to learn more and more about the Word of God. When her health failed and she could no longer attend church as often as she desired, she was still interested in finding out about the services and the happenings at the church.
She was preceded in death by her mother: Priscilla Myrick; father, Isaiah Kincey; son Phillip Dixon; grandson, Darryl Dixon; 4 sisters and 2 brothers.
Left to cherish fond memories of her: a devoted friend and companion, Aaron Tyler; 3 children, Mandy Green (Michael); Leroy Myrick (Sylvia) and Carrie Rhanes (Melvin, Sr.); 17 grandchildren, Bobby Myrick (Joyce); Patricia Campbell, Sharolyn Watson (Greg); Regina Hopson (Earl), Harriet Jones (Kevin), Pamela Myrick, Debra Carroll, Mary E. Rhanes (Sullivan), Coretha Singleton, Melvin Rhanes, Jr., (Sonja), Sophia Jones (Bobby), Tammy Smith, Leonard Williams, Rodney Byrd (Azzilene), Patrina Dixon, Phyllis Ellison and Kevin Dixon; 40 great grandchildren, Dondre, Terah, Sabre’, Earl, Talithia, Tahrea, Terryca, Fabian, Kendra, Octavia, Ronneka, Cassandra, Alexandria, Kaishawn, Simon, Cornelius, Kenesha, Antonio, Phlesia, Essence, Ashley, Melvin, III, Reginald, Darvis, Trennice, Kennyonne, Jammie, Talithia, Tiffany, Cody, Jeffery, Renaldo, Stephen, Calvin, Tenika, Aja, Thomas, Luis, Carl and Shannon; several great great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Patty Rene Harvey (Rev. William Harvey) of Marianna, FL and Chelcie McKinnie (Shira) of Campbellton, FL; goddaughter, Elouise White; like a daughter, Helen Young; special longtime friends, Deacon David and Sister Margaret Walker and a host of many, many other relatives and friends, including Sisters Bernell Brown, Cora Clark and Rosemary Jones.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 9:00 P.M. and the family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday, February 11, 2012 at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, FL 33605.