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Kenneth Christopher Joe Emma Christopher

Kenneth “Buddy” Christopher, age 97 and Joe Emma Christopher, age 93, both passed away together Monday, July 15, 2019 at their home in Buna.

Funeral service was Sunday, July 21 at Laird Funeral Home in Nagcogdoches with burial following at Alazan Cemetery.

They were both born and longtime residents of Alazan. The two knew each other as young children and even worked the sharecropping fields side by side. They were married in 1944. He retired from Texaco after 32 years at the age of 62. They then lived on a farm in Buna.

Survivors include their children, Kenneth Christopher and wife Sharon, Doug “D.J.” Christopher and wife Linda and Kirk R. Christopher, all of Buna; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great grandchildren.

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