Frances Christine Brown, lifelong resident of Fairfax, passed peacefully at her home on Monday, August 8, 2016 surrounded by her children and family. She was 67 years of age.
Christine was born September 20, 1948 in Pawhuska, the daughter of Theodore E. Hazelbaker and Mary J. (Black) Hazelbaker. Lovingly known as "Chris", she was a Fairfax "Red Devil" graduating with the class of 1966.
Chris loved spending time with her family, crossword puzzles and reading. She worked as a Secretary in the Administration Office at OSU for years. For the last several years, she taught finger weaving at the Osage Language Center in Fairfax. She was a longtime, faithful member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include her two children, son Hank Johnston and wife Shana and daughter Mary Louise Jordan and husband Greg of Fairfax. Six grandchildren, Taylor Johnston, Samantha Johnston, Brenton Jordan, Hallie Barr, Katie Barnhart and Jamie Jordan. Two great-grandchildren, Briar Barr and Jenna Jordan. An aunt, Dr. Kathleen Black of Oklahoma City. Four siblings, Sisters: Judy Johnson and husband Leo, Davy Watts, Theresa Hutcheson and husband Dennis; Brother Theodore Hazelbaker Jr., all of Fairfax. Chris also has numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, Curtis Watts.
The family is honoring her wish to be cremated at this time. Memorial Services will be held in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hunsaker-Wooten Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 333 S Eighth St, Fairfax OK 74637 or Woodland Public Schools, 100 N Sixth St, Fairfax OK 74637.
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