Christine Drew, Harrisville, MS

Christine Pope Drew, 88, passed away on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. She was born on January 3, 1927 in Kitchens, MS to the late Jessie James and Emma Lonnie (McWilliams) Pope.

On May 22, 1942 Christine married Marlon O. Drew, Sr. and had six children. She retired from Milwaukee Tools. She also worked for Howard Brothers as well.

Christine is survived by two sons, Marlon O. Drew, Jr. (Ann) and David Edward Drew (Laurie); daughter, Barbara Drew Ward (Glenn); brother, Billy Joe Pope; sister, Betty Jean Sullivan; nineteen grandchildren; fortynine great-grandchildren; seventeen great great-granchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, Christine was preceded in death by her husband, Marlon O. Drew, Sr.; son, Tommy Dale Drew; daughters, Mary Elizabeth Drew and Rose Marie Morgan; five brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be held at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall, MS on Friday, January 23, from 10:00-11:30am. Funeral services will follow with Rev. Brian Ward officiating. Interment will be in Edon Baptist Church Cemetery in Stringer, MS. Online condolences may be shared at