Christine A. Hayden, 62, died June 6, 2014, the result of an automobile accident, in which her mother, Joan M. Beam also died.


She was born on Dec. 4, 1951, in Lima, Ohio to LeRoy H. and Joan M. (Davis) Beam, neither of whom survive.


On October 19, 2001, she married David Hayden, who survives in Columbus Grove, Ohio.


Mrs. Hayden was a graduate of Columbus Grove High School.  She was employed at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Bluffton for 30 years.  She loved to be outside gardening and caring for her flowers, and she enjoyed time with her children and grandchildren on the beach of the family pond.


Survivors include two sons: Toby (Melissa) Renner of Columbus Grove, Ohio and Trent (Andrea) Renner of Columbus Grove, Ohio; two daughters, Aimee (Brad) King of Columbus Grove, Ohio and Stephanie (Ryan) Parsons of Findlay, Ohio and a step-daughter, Lisa (Troy) Kersker of Harrod, Ohio; ten grandchildren, Ross, Autumn, Haley, Emma and Brenton Renner; 

Race and Gunner King; and Dylan, Brennan and Tori Kersker; and four brothers, Steve (Martha) Beam of Columbus Grove, Ohio, Jerry (Rita) Beam of Cosby, Tennessee; Kenneth (Jodi) Beam of Ft. Jennings, Ohio; and Dennis (Diane) Beam of Delphos, Ohio.


Joint services with her mother Joan M. Beam will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at St. John's United Methodist Church, Columbus Grove.  Pastor Gary Ginter will officiate.  Burial will follow in Truro Cemetery, Columbus Grove, Ohio.


Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8pm on Monday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Johns United Methodist Church, Columbus Grove, where additional parking is available at the Columbus Grove Public School.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Columbus Grove Athletic Association or Charity of Donor's Choice.


Online condolences may be expressed at


Arrangements are being handled by Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, Ohio.