Emma Sue Christopher

emma christopher
Arden ~ Emma Sue Christopher, 96, formerly of Locust Court, Skyland, died on Thursday, May 18, 2006 in a local nursing facility. A native of Delta, Ohio, Mrs. Christopher was the daughter of the late Muncie Parker Wiseman and Hattie Lou Denny Wiseman and was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Christopher and three daughters, Sara Owenby, Betty Bass and Phyllis Garmon. She is survived by her daughter, Maria Barak of Houston, TX and a son, Bob Christopher and wife Theresa of Arden; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held 1:00 P.M. Monday at Avery’s Creek United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brenda Newman officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Private burial will be in New Salem Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Avery’s Creek United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund, c/o Sara McHone, 18 Fieldstone Court, Arden, NC 28704. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Nuna was such a special person and such a blessing to our family. Kendra loved her dearly. We still talk about ‘the pincher’, what an excellent cook Nuna was, and how Kendra would come home with lipstick prints all over her belly. This wonderful lady will be missed.
    Donna and Adrian Moore

  2. Bobby and T,
    I am praying for you during this difficult time. My thoughts are with your family.
    Cindy Crawford-Martin

  3. Dear Theresa and Bobby,
    I have so many fond memories of Nuna. She was a great neighbor and friend to me and a wonderful caregiver to my children.


  4. Nuna was a thoughtful caregiver to my children, Marion, Patti, Rick and Jennifer. A wonderful neighbor for over twenty five years.

  5. Deepest sympathy to the family of Mrs. Chrisopher! She was a wonderful lady and will be missed!
    Ina and Brooks Harrell

  6. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Nuna was a very huge influence in my life, and was my babysitter for many years. I remeber her as a very kind and caring person. She was loved by her ‘Kids’, and remembered by all.

  7. My condolences are with you in this time of sorrow. Emma was a sweet lady who always had a smile to share with every one she saw. I took care of Emma at the Oaks. She will be missed by all. You all are in my prayers and toughts In Love and Prayers Brenda Sizemore

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