Funeral services for Ada Christian, 77, of Brown-wood, Texas, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April, 15, 2010, at the Heartland Funeral Home with Bro. Ruben Packer officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenleaf Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

    She passed away Sunday, April 11, 2010, at a local nursing home. 

    Ada Ione Rosenau was born on June 26, 1932, in Bangs, Texas, to John Wesley and Effie Lenore Brown Rosenau. She grew up in Brown County and attended school in May, Texas. She was married to Henry Bryant Christian on Nov. 6, 1954, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 26, 1997. Ada was a member of the Victory Baptist Church, a homemaker and was a lifetime resident of this area. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking, her cats and knick-knacks. She also made sure she made a Christian home for her family and was known as the “Neighborhood Mom.”

    Survivors include her sons, David Christian and wife Cheryl of Tuscola, Texas, and Randy Christian and wife Nadine of Brownwood, Texas; daughter, Peggy Parsons and husband Ricky of Brownwood, Texas; grandchildren, Sarah Speegle and Michael of Abilene, Texas, Spencer Christian of Tuscola, Texas, Mayra Whitmoyer of Pennsylvania, and Anthony Christian of Brownwood, Texas; great-grandson, Landon Whitmoyer; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson Wesley B. Christian; brother Leonard (Bud) Rosenau; and a sister, Lenzo Ford.

    Friends are invited to sign the guest book at www.heartlandfuneral

    Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.