Obituary of Cartha Christopher
Mrs. Cartha Vonn Jones Christopher, age 74 of Ellijay, GA passed on Monday evening, October 2nd, 2017.
Mrs. Christopher was born August 25th, 1943 in Corinth, MS to her late parents Jessie Allan and Jewell Burcham Jones. She was raised in Memphis, TN, where she graduated from Messick High School in the Class of 1961. Cartha worked for many years as a legal and administrative secretary, finishing her career as a secretary at Baptist Hospital in Miami, FL. She was a member of Ellijay First United Methodist Church and was an accomplished cross stitch artist, creating many beautiful works of art.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Michael Lee Christopher, Sr. of the home in Ellijay, GA; sons and daughters-in-law Michael, Jr. & April Christopher of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Stephen Randall & Dahlia Christopher of Ellijay, GA; grandchildren Keefe Walker Christopher, Savannah Paige Christopher Pinson (Thomas); sister Shirley Maureen Jones Howard (Patrick) of Memphis, TN; several nieces and nephews and a host of extended family also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, October 6th, 2017 from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Alan Tarr officiating. Music and vocals will be by Thomas Pinson, Carlene Archer, and Rev. Scott Eaton. Graveside interment will follow in the Copper Ridge Memorial Gardens in Blue Ridge, GA with Patrick Howard, Jr., Ray Moore, Jon Pack, Sheriff Dane Kirby, Chris O’Neill, and Thomas Cox serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Rusty Coleman, George Blackwell, Gary McNeamer, Dale Greene, Gary Wayne Marsicek, III, and Keefe Christopher.
Family will receive friends Thursday, October 5th, 2017 from 4 pm until 8 pm at the Logan Funeral Home.