It is with great joy that we announce that Katie Crist went into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 5:30am on June 27th, 2012. Born September 24, 1919 in Atoka, OK, She moved to Arizona in 1948 and fell in love with the desert. She was a woman of great strength, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother, Sister and Friend. Survived by Daughters Cyndi and Susie, SOns John and Bobby, Grandchildren Shannon, Tiffany, Jay, Cory, Derek, Frank, Merinda, Michella and Heath, great-grandchildren Nikki, Georgia, C.J. Cyndle, Siera, Hilo, Nina, Robbie, Alexander, Justin and Christina. She is also preceded by son Wayne. A Memorial Service will be held at 11am, Thursday, July 5th, 2012 at Reunion Church, 8133 West Cactus Road, Peoria, 85381.