Mary “Chris” Christine Drummond, 85, of Amarillo, TX died November 5, 2020.
Memorial services will be at 11:30 A.M., Saturday, November 14, 2020, at the Church of Christ at The Colonies with ministers Dick Marcear and Jeff Keele, of the church, and Dr. Jay Lockhart of Tyler, TX, officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Chris was born in Temple, TX, on February 5, 1935, to Sam and Jewell Vannatta; however, she and her sister were raised at Boles Home, an orphanage near Quinlin, TX. After graduating from high school, she moved to Commerce, TX., where she found a job as a telephone operator.
She married there and became a military wife. After several moves with her Air Force husband, they ended his career in Denver, CO. Then eventually the couple moved to Amarillo, TX where they have been for the past 11 years. She loved reading, cooking, baking, and keeping up with family on her iPhone.
Chris married Don Drummond on August 30, 1952, and was a member of the Church of Christ at The Colonies.
Survivors include her husband, Don Drummond; son, Dave Drummond and wife Anne of Aurora, CO; daughter, Jill Drummond of Sacramento, CA; grandsons, Brian Drummond, and Brad Drummond and his wife Jessie; and great-grandchildren, Brody and Jaxon.