Amy Joy Williams Christy


August 20, 1938 - March 11, 2020

Amy was born August 20, 1938 in Geneva, OH. She was surrounded in loving prayer by children, grandchildren and her sister when she passed away.

In 1955, Amy married the love of her life and her childhood sweetheart, Richard Christy. Together, they raised 3 children. In 1969, they moved to Montana where they were backcountry guides and later they farmed and ranched together, until his death in 2005.

Later, Amy married her dear friend, George Wolfe. They shared many adventures together and she cherished her relationships with his children and grandchildren.

Amy retired to Sun City, AZ where she found pleasure in her many activities. She also found joy and comfort with her Arizona friends, including Walter Handy.

Amy was a devoted wife and mother. She cared deeply for her children and her grandchildren. Amy had a tenacious spirit and approached obstacles in her life with grace and strength. She built a strong foundation for her children and grandchildren through her continued diligence, hard work, and adventurous spirit. She lived a life of courage, grace and beauty and she will be dearly missed.

Amy was preceded in death by Richard Christy and George Wolfe, as well as her parents, Nathan and Eva Williams, her sisters Maranne Saari and Patty Williams, and her brother Nathan Williams.

Surviving Amy are her children, Sherry (Ken) Larson, Richard (Mary) Christy, Jr., and Rhonda (Jeff) Gollehon; brother, John Williams; her sisters, Deann Gleason and Judy Dalin; grandchildren: Jennifer, Daniel, and Adam Larson, Amber, Megan, and Jordan Christy, and Whitney and Allison Gollehon; great-grandchildren: Abbey, Katie, Quincy, Tanya, Julian, Milo, Sven, Marty, Avery, River, Addilee and Koy.

The family will celebrate her life together in Montana later this year. The family of Amy would like to express our sincerest gratitude to Family Comfort Hospice and the ALS Association - Arizona Chapter. The kind and compassionate care you provided our mother and family will always remain in our hearts.

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