Christine M. Colvin



Sumter, SC...Christine Murray Colvin, 86, widow of Charles A. Colvin, died on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Covenant Place, Sumter, SC.
Born on December 28, 1931 in Wilson County, NC, she was the daughter of the late John W. Murray and Hattie Tedder Murray.

She was an active member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star, Mizpah #36 in Charlotte, NC. After graduating from Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, NC, she taught elementary school 36 years, combined in Palatka, FL, Wilson, Raleigh, and Monroe, NC.

She always placed family first and truly loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and kept a special place in her heart for animals.

Survivors include her daughters, Marilyn Taylor Adams of Daytona Beach Shores, FL and Lisa Taylor Richey (Dave) of Wake Forest, NC., granddaughters, Heather Adams Corley (Robert) and Kristen Adams Crane (David), and four great- grandchildren and a twin sister, Irene Murray Fleming of Raleigh, NC.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Beulah M. Leggette and two brothers, Dr. L. L. Murray and Carl Murray.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Wilson, NC. In lieu of flowers, Memorials in her name may be sent to: Amedisys Hospice, 198 E Wesmark Blvd, Suite2, Sumter, SC 29150 or Sumter SPCA, 1140 S Guignard Dr., Sumter, SC 29150/

Bullock Funeral Home, Sumter, SC is in charge of the arrangements while coordinating with Joyner Funeral Home, Wilson, NC.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.