Christine Dise


Ms. Christine Gail Powell Dise, 65, beloved life partner to James Stone and a resident of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Parksley, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at the Hospice Center in Charlotte, N.C. Born May 12, 1954, in Nassawadox, she was a daughter of the late Ernest Powell Sr. and Christine Birch Mears and husband, Brooks Mears.

Ms. Dise worked as a certified nursing assistant and medication specialist at the former Quail Run Assisted Living, in Parksley, for over a decade. She enjoyed traveling and spending quality time with her family, all of whom she loved very much.

She is survived by her children, Mr. & Mrs. Willis “Billy” Truitt, of Johnson City, N.Y., E. Willis Truitt, of Bloegett Mills, NY; her beloved pet daughter, “Diva the dog;” sister, Tammy Drummond, of Melfa; grandson, Aaron Keith Truitt, of Greenbush; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, JoAnn Savage, and brother, Ernest Powell Jr.

A service to celebrate Ms. Dise’s life will be held at Rock Church of the Eastern Shore, in Onley, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Paul Nolz officiating. The family will greet friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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Arrangements were made by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.