Knightstown,  New Castle

Christa Renee Brake

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Christa Renee Brake, age 44, of New Castle passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at her residence. She was born June 27, 1974 in New Castle.

A 1992 graduate of New Castle High School, she furthered her studies at IU east in Richmond where she graduated and began her nursing career. Christa was a very giving person who loved taking care of people. She especially loved working with elderly patients. Christa cherished her time spent with family. She loved to dance, candles and loved to read. Her greatest accomplishment was her two children.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Bryanna Chowning; a son, Andrew Chowning; her mother, Lisa Lough; her father, Bob (Pam) Brake; her sister, Amanda Brake (companion Jeremy Hedges); her step-sister, Amy (Scott) Smith, all of New Castle and her step-brother, Bob Duvall (companion Sandy Jarvis) of Kokomo; and her nieces and nephew, Sydney Hedges, Emily Smith, Chloe Duvall and Tyler Smith.

Christa is preceded in death by her grandparents, Jake and Evelyn Lough and Perk and Lorena Brake, and two uncles, Barton Samuel and Barry Brake.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Chaplain Les Turner officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Losantville. Visitation will be from 12 – 2 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. You may express condolences or share a memory of Christa at