Dateline: June 19, 2008

Elvira Christine Pittman Bain, 86, died Saturday, June 14, 2008, in Amarillo.

Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, in Robertson Funeral Directors Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Rev. Nancy Moore, Pastor of the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church of Amarillo, officiating. Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Christine was born December 25, 1921, in Chicota, to Alvin and Alice McEwin Pittman. In 1925, she moved with her family to Donley County. She graduated from Clarendon High School with the class of 1940 and attended Clarendon College. She married Calvin Llewellyn Bain on December 7, 1944, in Amarillo. She was employed by White and Kirk-Sakowitz-Dunlaps and retired after many years. She was a member of the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two brothers, Allen Pittman and Ray Pittman; two sisters, Jewell Wood and Ina Fay Phillips; and her grandson, Kevin Keesee.

Survivors include her daughter, Sue Eleyn Keesee of Barstow, Cali.; a special niece and caretaker, Alice Harrison and husband Edward of Amarillo; a brother, Billy Mac Pittman and wife Ruth of Amarillo; a sister-in-law, LaRue Pittman of Amarillo; and five nieces and two nephews.

The family requests memorials be to Citizens Cemetery Association, PO Box 983, Clarendon, Texas 79226 or Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church in Amarillo.

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