FORT MILL – Ms. Linda Gail Outen Christmas, 67, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 24, 2013, at Springs Memorial Hospital. Ms. Christmas was a member of Independent Bible Baptist Church. She enjoyed watching wrestling and spending time with her family and friends. She will be remembered as a loving and caring mother and friend. Surviving are two sons, Ben Ellis and his wife, Betty Jo, and Tony Ellis; two daughters, Becky McAteer-Morris and her husband, Mike, and Rita Ellis Craig and her husband, Kenneth; 10 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Ellis Jr.; a son-in-law, Terry McAteer; and three sisters, Grace Jordan, Betty Ellis and Donnie Bell Gardner. Funeral services are 11a.m. Monday, May 27, at Independent Bible Baptist Church, Charlotte, officiated by the Rev. Tim Blue, with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior the service at the church and other times at 2563 Kirkover Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720. Condolences may be left for the family at www.fortmillfuneralhome.com. Fort Mill Funeral Home is caring for the family of Ms. Christmas.
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Published in The Lancaster News on May 26, 2013