Obituary of Jamie Crist
Jamie Michelle Crist
October 20, 1979 ~ August 1, 2019
Jamie Michelle Crist, 39, of Marion, passed away at 12:39 pm on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at her home in Marion. She was born in Marion on October 20, 1979, to James and Cindy (Strausbaugh) Gibson. She attended Mississinewa High School.
She had previously worked as a CNA, housekeeper, and restorative aide for 15 years at Twin City Healthcare in Gas City. She was a member of the Gas City Women of the Moose, as well as a Troop Leader and member of the Boy Scouts of America for several years.
Jamie enjoyed listening to all kinds of music, but Elvis Presley was her favorite. She loved to feed and watch the hummingbirds that visited her backyard. She loved animals and especially enjoyed collecting dolphins and butterflies. Other special interests and activities of Jamie included playing Bingo, going to the casino, taking motorcycle rides, going to the lake at Jellystone Park, Christmas shopping, and simply spending time with her family.
Jamie will be remembered as a caring and outgoing woman who never met a stranger. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of meeting her. Her biggest passion in life has always been her sons, whom she referred to as "her heart".
Survivors include her mother, Cindy Gibson; sons, Jacob Crist, Zachary Crist, and Kobe Crist, all of Marion; sister, Christie (Dennis) Crist of Marion; nephews, Stephen (Cindie) Crist and Dylan Crist; great-nephew and little bestie, Colson Crist; best friends, Jim Funk and Nicole Lindsey; her dog, Grizzly; her bird, Tweety; and a countless number of friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, James R. Gibson, and her grandparents, Dewey (Ethel) Gibson and Dutch (Barbara) Strausbaugh.
The family will receive visitors from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main St., Gas City, IN.
A funeral service to celebrate Jamie's life will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the funeral home. Pastor Mick Simpkins will be officiating with burial following at Riverside Cemetery.
Memories may be shared online at www.nswcares.com.
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