Christine Annette Ives, age 61, of Snowy Oak Rd., Boone, passed away October 6, 2020. Born July 9, 1959 in Torrington, Connecticut, she was a daughter of Edwin and Annette Williams Ives. Always ready to help anyone who needed assistance, Christine was that special lady who touched many lives with her heart of gold. In her early career, she worked as a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant in nursing homes in Connecticut, and for eighteen years, was involved as a troop leader for the Girl Scouts. For a time, she was employed at the Huddle House in Boone, and was affectionately known to her many loyal customers and friends as 'Mama Huddle'. She also loved listening to live band music and always enjoyed karaoke.
Christine is survived by her husband, Richard Ploszaj; daughter, Annette Ploszaj and husband, Chris Eggers, of Hampton, Tennessee; son, Richard Andrew Ploszaj and fiancée Nicki Witz, of Newland; granddaughter, Abygail Bailey Ploszaj of Bristol, Virginia; sisters, Nancy Morton and Jeanne Anthony; brothers, Rod, Tommy and Robert Ives; and long-time partner, Christopher Wolf Boone.
Celebration of Life services for Christine Ives will be conducted Sunday afternoon, October 11, 2020 at 4 o'clock at the Boone Moose Lodge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family to assist with expenses.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Ives family.