Obituary: Christena June Troxel

July 23, 1931 – August 5, 2020

Christena June Troxel, 89, of Mitchell, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Ascension St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford after a brief battle with cancer.

Born July 23, 1931, in Orange County, she was the daughter of Otto and Beulah (Mundy) Pridemore.  She married Porter Troxel February 16, 1957, and he preceded her in death October 8, 2012.

Christena had been employed at Roberts Brass, Carpenter Body Works, and owned Chris’s Ceramics.  Chris loved flowers and was a member of the Happy Travelers.

Survivors include her daughters, Tammie (Eddie) Wray of Bedford and Robin Nuzum of Bradenton, Florida; grandchildren, Billy Doss, Jeromy Pearson, Bobbi Jo Nuzum, Daniel Wray and Shannon Wray and several great-grandchildren.

Her parents; husband; and brothers, Noble Johnson, Vernon Johnson, and Bill Pridemore, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, August 7, at Mitchell Cemetery with Brother Jerry Allen officiating.

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