Christie Runelle (Garner) Avery

October 30, 1953 ~ August 7, 2022 (age 68)
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Christie Garner Avery, 68, of Newport, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at her home.

Christie was retired from the public school system with over 25 years of service. She was an amazing wife, loving mother and grandmother, and Buddy's soul mate for life. She enjoyed working and spending time with her family. She was a faithful member of Soundview Free Will Baptist Church.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday at Gethsemane Memorial Park in Newport with Pastor Grady Simson officiating.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, William “Buddy” Avery of Newport; two sons, William Avery Jr. and wife, Amy of Newport; Christopher Allen Avery and wife, Shannon of Greenville; four grandchildren: Kayleigh, David Glenn, Madelyn Grace, and James Ryan; niece, Kim Mason of Wilson; sister, Donna Thomas of Newport; and her best friend that was like a sister, Judy Pittman and husband, Dale of South River.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roscoe and Margie Garner; son, Gregory Wayne Avery; sister, Linda Krewson and brother, Lynwood Hawkins.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be may to the Free Will Baptist Children’s Home, 7907 Buck Deans Rd. Middlesex, NC  27557.

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Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC.


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Graveside Service
August 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Gethsemane Memorial Park, Newport

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