Christine was born Sept. 29, 1931 in Salt Lick, Ky., the daughter of Rainey and Maudie Patterson.
She worked for Dan Pielemeier in the cafeteria of the Pielemeier Rexall Drug Store for 20 years, she got temporary work at Crane before returning to Pielemeier's. She also enjoyed helping the elderly any way she could, weather it be just sitting with them or helping around the house.
Surviving relatives include: one son, Jerry Lee Minks of Coalmont; six grandchildren, Mike Minks, and Linda Minks both of Bloomfield, Melinda Minks of Worthington, Christopher Paul Minks of Bloomfield, Anthony Minks of Worthington and Mandy Dovovan of Bloomfield; seven great grandchildren; four brothers; two sisters; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Paul Minks; one brother, Kenneth Patterson; one son, Gene Minks; and her parents.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. on Monday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Grandview Cemetery in Bloomfield with Pastor Eugene Helms officiating.
The family wishes all donations be made to the family in care of Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield at 421 South Seminary Street Bloomfield, Indiana 47424.
Online condolences are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com