Doris Christopher Ellis (1933 - 2016)

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Doris Christopher Ellis, age 82, of Cumming passed from this life, Saturday, April 30, 2016.
Mrs. Ellis was born Sept. 3, 1933, in Gwinnett County, the daughter of the late Joseph L. and Hattie Moore Christopher. She was a Milton High School graduate, Class of 1951, a homemaker, founding member of the Greenwood Acres Garden Club and member of the Concord Methodist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents and beloved brothers and sisters, John L. Christopher (Florence), Larry Christopher (Nettie), Alice Neisler (Weldon), Elmira Poss (VJ. "Chick"), and Esther Poss; brother-in-law, Gene Ellis (Sybil Ellis Rogers); sister's-in-law, Geneva Weaver (Arlen), Gertha Southern (John B. Southern).
Survivors include husband of 58 years, Clinton N. Ellis; son, Joseph C. Ellis (Lynn); granddaughters, Chrissy Jones and Nikole Blackstone; daughter, Hope Cantrell (Eddie); and grandson, Tyler; two great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Lorri Christopher, Pauline Ellis; and "special daughter", Merri Pouncey (Mark); grandchildren, Kristin Pouncey Nolan and Timothy Pouncey; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, May 4, at 3 p.m., in the Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Scott Chastain officiating. The family will meet with friends Tuesday, May 3, from 5-9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Bernhardt Funeral Home - Ellijay
163 River St. P.O.Box 466
Ellijay, GA 30540
706-635-4325
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Published in Forsyth County News from May 3 to May 5, 2016