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Christine Mercede Wedding, 78, of Hartwood went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.
Christine was born Nov. 27, 1934, in Nelson County to the late Columbus Wood and Ocie Wood Cash. She had worked as an electronics contractor for the NASA space program and spent time as a community activist for the Stafford County Citizens Alliance. Christine was an avid homemaker. She loved gardening, especially iris flowers.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Roy Gordon Wedding; children Vickie Lewis and Roy "Garland" Wedding, both of Fredericksburg; grandchildren Rena Stitcher, Gena Lewis, Daniel Wedding and Donald Wedding; and four great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather Gleason Cash; sisters Beatrice Shifflet and Jeanette Graniger; and brother Jean Wood.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel.
A service will be held at noon Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Stafford Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Roy Wedding, Daniel Wedding, Donald Wedding, Billy Lewis, Jacob Stitcher and Robbie Brown.
Memorials may be made in her name to the American Iris Foundation, 701 Old Cheney Road, Lincoln, NE 68512 or to the Fredericksburg Area SPCA, 10819 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22408.
Online guest book at covenantfuneralservice.com.