Christine Blackwell Mangum, 79, of Magee passed away Saturday, November 26, 2011, at her residence. Christine was born in Simpson County on February 15, 1932, a daughter of the late Minnie (May) and Sidney A. Blackwell.  She is survived by: her husband, Loyd T. Mangum; a son, Stanley (Stacey) Mangum, of Jackson; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren; three sisters, Jewel Smith, of Richland, Nell Kennedy, and Linda  Roberts, both of Magee.  She was preceded in death by: a daughter, Gloria Jean Mangum Burnham; five brothers, Lewis, Lloyd, Cecil, Fred and Horace Blackwell; and one sister, Ann Kennedy.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 27, 2011, from 5 pm until 8 pm at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee.  Religious Service will be at Tutor Funeral Home Chapel, Magee, at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 28,  2011, with Rev. Glen Pope, Rev. Glen Jennings, Rev. Chris Rankin and Rev. Jack Hopkins officiating.  Interment will be in Sharon Cemetery.