MORGANTON, N.C. — Christine Hagen Fugate, 74, Morganton, NC, died Monday January 13, 2014. She was born July 8, 1939 in Boston, MA but grew up in Saugus, MA. In 1975 she and her husband Thurman moved their family to Harlan, KY where her husband grew up to assist in the preaching work. In 2010 due to declining health she moved to Morganton, NC to live with her daughter, son and granddaughter.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Everett and Evelyn Hagen, her husband Thurman and an infant son Christopher.
Missing her presence is one sister Linda (Elwood) Shea of Saugus, MA and four children, Mark (Regina) of Jacksboro, TN, daughter Michele of Morganton, Steven (Evelyn) of Durham, NC and son Eric also of Morganton. Her grandchildren, Jennifer Williams, Tyler, Mandy, Samantha, Houston and Faith Fugate along with five great grandchildren. As well as her canine companion Cha cha.
A memorial service will be held January 25, 2014 at 1:30 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1628 Main Street East, Valdese, NC. 28690. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to service.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation in her memory to your local animal shelter.