Christine Billings Lord, 98

GORHAM - Christine Billings Lord, 98, formerly of Portland, died Sept. 1, 2000, at Gorham House.

She was born here, a daughter of Charles Moore and Grace Akers Billings, graduated from Portland High School and attended the Portland School of Art.

She lived on Chebeague Island for many years.

Mrs. Lord was a volunteer at Maine Medical Center for many years and was a member of the
Women's Board of MaineGeneral Hospital.

She was a member of the Williston West Congregational Church. She liked to sail.

Her husband, Laurence F. Lord, and a daughter, Joanne Denny, died previously.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Eben (Barbara) Freeman of Bethel; four grandchildren, Suzanne Atwood of Gorham, Deborah Freeman of Cumberland Center, John Thompson Freeman of North Monmouth and Elizabeth Doyon of Bethel; and five great-grandchildren.

There will be no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Jones, Rich and Hutchins Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.