Christine Emely Bruns Saxton, 63, born Nov. 15, 1949, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.
She leaves to cherish her memory a loving husband of 33 years, Norman Saxton of Lafayette; two daughters, Akilah Eshe’ Saxton of North Hollywood, Calif. and Michelle Renee’ Saxton of Bronx, N.Y.; one son, Thabiti Adisa Saxton of New Orleans; one sister, Charlotte Bruns of Austin, Texas; five brothers, Dr. Atwood J. (Loreane) Luter of Bogalusa, Dr. Clinton (Clarette) Bruns of Benicia, Calif., Clarence Bruns Jr. of Bogalusa and Andree’ R. Powell of Hattiesburg, Miss.; a loving uncle, Jimmie Mondy of Inglewood, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Cynthia Bruns; three godsisters, Juanita Sue Hall (Howard Sr.), Antronette Skeete Hick and Juanita Wayman; several godchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Sr. and Rosa Lee Polk Bruns; a brother, Chris Bruns; and grandparents, aunts and uncles.
Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 11 in Crain & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Bogalusa from 2-6 p.m., followed by a family hour from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 432 Sullivan Drive, Bogalusa, with Rev. Dr. Atwood J. Luter officiating. Interment will follow at Duffy Memorial Cemetery.
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Christine Emely Bruns Saxton’s Obituary