Jyme Brooke Christensen, 39, of Axtell died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 from battling pulmonary hypertension for several years. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m., at Porter Funeral Home in Mexia, Judge Ray Jones officiating.
Brooke, a lifelong Central Texas resident, was born Aug. 26, 1975. In 1997, while working her way through school at Chrysler/ Raytheon (now known as L-3) in Waco, she met her future husband, Paul. She graduated magna cum laude from Sam Houston State University in 2002. After, she worked as a middle school teacher in Mexia, Corsicana and Mart, where she touched the hearts and minds of young people from 2002 to 2011 in English, science and ESL.
On March 13, 2012, she married Paul Christensen, the love of her life. They enjoyed traveling together and scuba diving. Both being Disney enthusiasts, they vacationed at the Disney theme parks regularly.