Alvin Gordon Christian Sr. , 73, of 3422 Anderson Hwy. Elberton husband of Rosa Reeves Christian died Monday March 8, 2010 at Anmed Health Medical Center in Anderson, SC.
Born in Elbert County, he was a son of the late James Worley Christian and Macie Dickerson Christian. He was a member of Rock Branch Baptist Church, a retired Captain from the National Guard, retired from Southeastern Power Administration, and was a brief one time owner of Elberton Health and Fitness.
Survivors include his wife of the home Rosa Reeves Christian, daughter Amanda "Mandy" Madden of Elberton, GA, sons Rodney Reeves Christian of Elberton, GA, A. Gordon "Bubba" Christian Jr. of Bowman, GA, and J. Derrick Christian of Elberton, GA, a sister Velera Christian Furcron of Rock Hill, SC, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held Saturday March 13, at 11AM at Rock Branch Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Wright and Rev. Ed Sayer officiating. The family will be at the home and will receive friends from 10-11AM just prior to the service at Rock Branch Baptist Church.
The family has requested please in lieu of flowers to make memorials in his honor to The American Heart Association 1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy. Athens, GA 30606, The American Cancer Society Athens Office 1684 Barnett Shoals Rd. Athens, GA 30605, or the Rock Branch Baptist Church Family Life Center.
Berry Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mr. Alvin Gordon Christian Sr.