Christensen, Lila

Lila Christensen, 85, of Lubbock, died Friday, June 23, 2006.  

She was born Sept. 5, 1920, in Clovis to Hilary and Ruby Lee (Cook) Looper. Her parents raised her in Clovis.

She married F.B. “Chris” Christensen on June 2, 1948. They moved to Lubbock in 1954 and established Chris’ Rexall Drug. He preceded her in death on Jan. 13, 1999.

She was a member of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church.

She is survived by her son, Richard Christensen (and wife, Stephanie) of Yukon, Okla.; a daughter, Candy Haymes (Brad) of Lubbock; a son, Kim Christensen of Lubbock; a daughter, Cindy Christensen of Portland, Ore.; and six grandchildren, Chris Haymes, David Haymes (Jill), Daren Haymes, Nicole Christensen, Kristina Maxey and Richard Christensen.

Chaplain Phil Demetro will officiate services.

The family requests memorials to the ALS Foundation, 21021 Ventura Blvd., Suite 321, Woodland Hills, CA. 91364 or to Vista Care Hospice, 1717 Norfolk Ave., No. A, Lubbock, TX 79416.

Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Home of Lubbock.