Ms. Christine Steenrod DeBorde, age 59, of Temple, Georgia, passed away Friday, April 30, 2021. She was born September 28, 1961 in Atlanta, Georgia, the daughter of the late Paul Clark Steenrod and Mrs. Dorothy Ann Ennis Stevens. Ms. DeBorde was a 1979 graduate of Douglas County High School and went on to graduate third in her class with honors from DeVry as an electronic technician. She worked for over 10 years as an activities coordinator for Valley Rescue Mission, formerly known as Damascus Women’s and Children’s Shelter. Ms. DeBorde loved helping people at the shelter and sharing her faith. She touched many lives and a holiday, March 30th, has been named in her honor in Columbus, Georgia for all of her community work at the Shelter. She enjoyed playing with and creating arts and crafts with her grandchildren. Ms. DeBorde was known as “Memaw” by everyone.
In addition to her father, Ms. DeBorde was preceded in death by her daughter, Alicia Denise McEntyre.
She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Aimee and David King of Temple and Stacy McEntyre of Fruithurst, Alabama; her son and daughter-in-law, Waide and Brittany McEntyre of Blairsville; her mother and step father, Dorothy and Bill Stevens; her sisters and brother-in-law, Angie McCurdy of Acworth and Laura and Mike Mabe of Villa Rica; brother and sister-in-law, Paul Joseph “Joe” and Karen Steenrod of Douglasville; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends also survive.
The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services of Villa Rica, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 12:00PM until 2:00PM. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 2:00PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services of Villa Rica with speakers, Laura Mabe and Brandon Reed.
In accordance with Ms. DeBorde’s wishes, she will be cremated. In lieu of flowers, those desiring to do so, may make donations In Memory of Christine DeBorde to Valley Rescue Mission, 1200 11th Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services of Villa Rica is in charge of the arrangements 770-459-3694.
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