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Christine Dulin Moten

September 16, 1939 ~ September 27, 2015 (age 76)

Obituary

Christine Dulin Moten was born on September 16th, 1939 in Mocksville, NC to the late Henry Pink Dulin and Bertha Mae Lawrence Dulin. Her sunset occurred in New York City on September 27, 2015, after a valiant battle with colon cancer. Her father preceded her in death on October 9th, 1986 and mother on June 6th, 2007. Christine was educated in the Davie County school systems in North Carolina. She married the late Mr. Gouvenor Vance Moten, affectionately known as "Amos" on September 15, 1956 and from that union they were blessed with four loving and gospel-acapella singing children. Vance preceded her in death in May 1971. Christine accepted the Lord and Savior, Jesus the Christ as the only begotten son of the living God and was baptized on August 10th, 1955 at the Belmont Church of Christ in Statesville, North Carolina under the teachings of her husband, Vance and the late gospel preacher, Bro. Quincy Carter. She remained an active and giving member of the church, lastly at the Harlem Church of Christ for 55+ years until her sunset. She also loved her original congregations of the Redland and the Belmont Churches of Christ. She migrated to New York City in the summer of 1960 searching for better opportunities and to rejoin her older sister Sadie Dulin Chambers. That search led to her employment with the US Postal Service for 30 years as a Mail Handler. She retired July 1st 1997 where she enjoyed cooking, watching television, keeping up with her sister Sadie, loving her children & listening to them sing as well as loving her grandchildren, great-grandchildren. She was an avid supporter of local lectureships, gospel meetings and other soul-saving events in the Tri-sate area. Soul salvation and sharing the gospel were the priority in her life. She said, "Walk softly and carry a big stick...." Her big stick was the Word of God. She became known as "Little Mama" to many and those who knew her well knew she was a lover of new and fast cars. Her husband referred to her as "Mustang Sally" and was also known to have a "heavy foot "and could "...put the pedal to the metal." She loved her children and raised them in the,"...nurture and admonition of the Lord". A quiet woman, one of little words, she always believed in raising children with love, directions and discipline. She believed "...kids should always be within slapping distance." Up until her last attended Lords worship service, at least one of her children would always sit near or behind her, "... always in slapping distance if necessary." Like her mother, she believed and always said, "I can show you better than I can tell you". Christine cared for one of her sons, Gerald Trent Moten until his sunset in March 1999. She took off without hesitation to return to North Carolina in November 2013 to take care of her eldest child, Merle after he developed health issues. She was there until she fell ill and returned home to NYC for health care and nurturing by her baby, Reva, with whom she lived with in the nostalgic Morningside Heights section of glorious Harlem, USA! Leaving to cherish her life are her children: Merle Vance Moten of Winston Salem, NC; (Beverly Bradley of Houston, TX); Avis Miranda Moten of Irvington, NJ and Reva Grenel Moten, Harlem, NY; her four sisters: Sadie Dulin Chambers of Harlem in New York City; Juanita Dulin Fisher, Woodleaf, NC; Ovella Dulin Fortson (Edward Earl, Sr. her brother-in-law) of Portsmouth, VA and Melissa Dulin of Winston Salem, NC.; her grandson, Christopher Moten (Angela, granddaughter-in-law and her great-grandchildren, J'Den, Lena Renae, Christopher Bryan and Joshua all of Houston, Texas) and her granddaughter Avery Christine Moten-Black of Irvington NJ. She adored and leaves two "adopted children" and Reva's childhood friends, Ms. Evelyn Melinda Harrison of West New York, New Jersey and Mr. Brian Dickerson of Queens, NY; her good friend/sister-in-Christ, Ms. Clarice Bryant of Englewood, NJ and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and other relatives in North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, DC. Also cherishing her love and life are several church families at Harlem, NY; Newark, NJ; Redland (Advance, NC) and the Highland Acres, (formerly the Belmont CoC of Statesville, NC) congregations and her US Postal Service friends. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Christine Dulin Moten please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Redland Church of Christ

NC,

Service

OCT 3. 11:00 AM (EDT)

Redland Church of Christ

NC

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