Mrs. Doris Christopher Ellis

Mrs. Doris Christopher Ellis, 82, of Cumming, died Saturday, April 30, 2016.

She was born Sept. 3, 1933, in Gwinnett County, to 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 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); sisters-in-law, Geneva Weaver (Arlen), Gertha Southern (John B. Southern) and Pauline Ellis.

She is survived by husband of 58 years, Clinton N. Ellis; son, Joseph C. Ellis (Lynn); granddaughters, Chrissy Jones and Nikole Blackstone; daughter, Hope Cantrell (Eddie); grandson, Tyler; two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lorri Christopher; “special daughter,” Merri Pouncey (Mark); grandchildren, Kristin Pouncey Nolan and Timothy Pouncey; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, from the Macedonia Baptist Church
Cemetery with the Rev. Scott Chastain officiating.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006