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Christine R. “Christy” Thomason Huckabee, age 47, of Laurens, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Greenville Memorial Hospital after many years of declining health and after suffering a heart attack one week earlier.

Christy was the daughter of Mary Crocker Crompton and the late Jack Thomason.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by three sons, Christopher (Briana) Huckabee, Jessie Huckabee, and John Huckabee; four brothers, Richard (Lisa) Thomason, Jackie (Kelly) Thomason, Sam “Monk” (Melissa) Knight and Jake Leopard; a sister, Katie Knight; three granddaughters, Summer, Paige and Miranda Huckabee; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and a very special friend, Brandon Taylor.

Christy was predeceased by paternal grandparents, Willie R. and Marie W. Thomason; maternal grandparents, Roland Crocker and Mary Crocker Humphries; and grandson, Christopher Huckabee, Jr.

Christy was a member of Dials United Methodist Church, which she attended as a child and teenager, and was very active in all youth activities and in the youth and adult choir.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Gray Funeral Home Chapel in Laurens. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family will be at their respective homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dials United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund Account, c/o Wayne Campbell, Gray Court, S.C. 29645.

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