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Obituary - Christa Ann “Chris” Hastings Patray
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Christa Ann “Chris” Hastings Patray
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Christa Ann “Chris” Hastings Patray passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at the age of 87.
    Christa was born August 18, 1934m in Sikeston, Missouri. Christa moved to Jacksonville, Florida, where she met her husband and the couple eventually moved to Statesboro, where she resided for the rest of her life.
    Christa occupied many job positions during her life, including assisting her husband, Bob, in the publication of two newspapers and working as a customer representative for Braswell Food Company for 14 years.
    Christa had an abiding love for her family, friends, small children and all kinds of music. She had many hobbies and talents such as landscape portraits, cross stitching and ceramics.
    Christa was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Patray of Statesboro, Georgia; her parents, Henry and Mamie Jewel Hastings; and her twin brothers, Gale and Dale Hastings, all of Sikeston, Missouri.
    Christa is survived by two sons, Terry M. Patray of Statesboro, Georgia; and Stuart H. Patray of Statesboro, Georgia; one granddaughter, Kathryn Elaine Howard, and her husband, Josh Howard, of St. Marys, Georgia; and one great-grandson, Brant Portwood of St. Marys, Georgia.
    Visitation for Christa Patray will be held at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 10, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. with graveside burial to follow at Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
    Any charitable contributions may be made to Brown’s Healthcare, 226 South College Street, Statesboro, GA 30458.
    Friends may sign the online register book at
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, November 9, 2021
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