Christine Kirby Runyon | Beaufort County Now | Mrs. Christine Kirby Runyon, age 71, a resident of Cypress Landing, died Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. | christine runyon, cypress landing, vidant medical center, february 16, 2021

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Christine Kirby Runyon

November 30, 1949 – February 13, 2021

    Mrs. Christine Kirby Runyon, age 71, a resident of Cypress Landing, died Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

    Mrs. Runyon was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 30, 1949. She was the daughter of the late Harry Kirby and Dona Williams Kirby. Mrs. Runyon was an elementary school teacher in Wilton, CT for 25 years. After moving to Cypress Landing, she became very active in community functions. Mrs. Runyon participated in water aerobics, library club and craft making. She was also a champion jigsaw puzzle enthusiast.

    On May 25, 1974, she married Michael Jaynes Runyon, who survives.

    Surviving with her husband are her sister, Janet Kirby Ventrella of Grandville, NY; and two brothers, Donald Kirby of Beaverton, OR and Steven Kirby and wife.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, 1209 Brown Street, Washington, N.C. 27889.

    Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Runyon family.


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