Melvinnie Christian was born in Oakgrove, LA in 1917. She celebrated her 100th birthday last month. On August 29, 2017 she laid down her earthly burdens and picked up her wings.
Ms. Christian was a master hair dresser graduating cosmetology school in 1933. Ms. Christian opened her hair salon in Washington State in 1945. She finally retired at the aged of 99 years old. During her lifetime she perfected the patent leather press. There will never be another like her.
Visitation Saturday 12-4 at House of Scott Funeral Home 1215 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Tacoma, WA.
Celebration of her life and legacy will be held 2pm Sunday September 3rd, 2017 at her home church Allen AME 1223 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Tacoma, WA
Scott Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1215 Martin Luther King Jr Way Tacoma, Washington 98405 Phone: 253.572.9555 Fax: 253.572.1324 Hours: M-F; 9:30am – 5:00pm On Call: 24 hours/7 days