Artie Christian

Artie Mae Burgin Christian, 65, of Lake Charles died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 in a DeRidder care facility.

She was born in Lake Charles where she was a lifelong resident. She was a CNA for many medical facilities and also worked as a private sitter. She was a member of Pentecostal Worship Center in Deridder.

Survivors include her mother, Jessie Hunt of Lake Charles; siblings, Charles Burgin, Jack Burgin, and Edward Scott Burgin, all of Lake Charles, Ray Hunt of Baton Rouge, Vernon Burgin of Ragley, and Julie Trahan of DeRidder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy “Chief ” Christian; father, Charlie Houston Burgin; step-father, Winston Hunt; and one brother.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Tommy Magee officiated. Burial followed in Prien Memorial Park.