|Cairns Post February 01,1926|
Saturday, at mid-day, Mrs. C. Christie, wife of Mr. Sam
Christie, a very well known citizen of this town. The deceased lady was a native of Sydney and leaves a grown up family, who are well-known in Cairns. The funeral moved from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Watson, Sheridan Street, yesterday ( Sunday) afternoon, and was largely attended. The Rev. Father Moran conducted the last sad rites at the McLeod-Street Cemetery. The floral tributes were from- Her Loving Husband, Her loving Children, Millie, Jim and Grand-children: Mr. Albert Bowen. Mr. and Mrs. Mihiliades ( New Market Hotel) Elsie Lawson, Mr. and Mrs. Jaflandera and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. Valli and family, Mr. and Mrs. G. Allison, Mr. and Mrs. Dingwall and family. Mr and Mrs. Larsen and family, Mrs. A. Block and family, Mr. and Mrs. Souter and family, Mr. and Mrs. H. Brabon and family, Mr. and Mrs. G.C. Graham and family, Mrs. Bowen (Townsville), Mr. and Mrs. C. Brabon, Mr. and Mrs Mrs. J. Hipworth, Mr. and Mrs. C. Ollson, Mr. and Mrs. Pearce and family, Mrs. B. Ollson, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hipworth, Mr. and Mrs. J. O'Neil and family. The funeral arrangements were carried out by H. M. Sveudsen Ltd.
Catherine Close Christie (Christian) wife of my Great Great Uncle Samuel T. Christie (Christian