Margaret Christy Heaton, age 33, of Creston, and formerly of Mountain City, TN, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009 at her residence. She was born June 6, 1976 in Virginia to Stella Jones Osborne of Mountain City, TN and Richard Miller. Christy is survived by her mother and stepfather, Stella and Frank Osborne of Mountain City, TN; father, Richard Miller; stepfather, Eugene Osborne, and Jodie Pennington of Creston; one daughter, Angela Summer Paige Lipford of Mountain City, TN; one son, James Christopher Brock Surratt of Elizabethton, TN; one sister, Angela Hope Rhymer, and Greg Snyder of Mountain City, TN; half sister, Crystal Miller of Manassas, VA; brothers, Billy Eugene Jones of Mountain City, TN, Richard Preston Miller and wife, Tabbie, of Butler, TN; half brothers, Sean Miller, Daniel Miller and Bryan Miller, all of Manassas, VA; nieces and nephews, Landon and Logan Miller, Samantha and Jonathan Jones, Brandon, Brittany and Justin Rhymer, Ashley Ellsworth and Monica Miller; and several cousins, aunts and uncles. The family received friends from 12-2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, from the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service followed at 2 p.m. with Pastor Ronnie Manuel officiating. A graveside service followed the funeral service from the Lewis and Jones Cemetery (Pine Mountain Road). Pallbearers were Greg Snyder, Billy Jones, Tommy Denney, Mickey Jones, Donnie Jones, Tony Dugger and Frank Osborne. Honorary Pallbearers were Justin Rhymer, Curtis Osborne, Brandon Rhymer and Jonathan Jones. Friends may also call at the home of Christys mother, Stella Osborne, 127 Old Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, TN 37683. Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfuneralhome.com. The family of Margaret Christy Heaton has entrusted her service to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.