Christine (Chris) Eller

October 18, 1932 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Christine (Chris) Eller Obituary

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Ms. Christine (Chris) Eller, age 91 of Rose Glen Village, Wilkesboro passed away Friday, January 26, 2024 at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center. 

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Monday, January 29, 2024 at Greater Vision Baptist Church with Pastor Shane Pardue officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:45 PM until 2:45 PM prior to the service at the church.               

Chris was born October 18,1932 in Wilkes County to Percy C. and Ora Mae Eller.

She was a member of Greater Vision Baptist Church. 

Chris graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School where she played basketball. After graduating from high school, she moved to Raleigh, NC to begin her 42 year career with Southern Bell Telephone Company. She was very active in her career, serving on numerous committees. She was an active member of Crabtree Valley Baptist Church while in Raleigh. 

Chris enjoyed life to the fullest and made everyone around feel the same. She had a polite and friendly outgoing personality that helped to make friends easily. She loved her many friends and staff at Rose Glen. 

Chris loved sports. She was a fan of UNC Tarheels. For a number of years, she and Haline would go to UNC football games. She also enjoyed going to Atlanta to see the Atlanta Braves play. She enjoyed bowling in year-round leagues. She went to numerous bowling tournaments throughout the USA  and while there toured the country.    

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers and their spouses; James M. Eller (Katherine), Raynard A. Eller (Angie), Raymond V. Eller, Edward G. Eller (Ruth), Max P. Eller (Ethelene/Sue), Rex J. Eller (Willa). 

She is survived by two sisters; Nancy Barnes (Harry) of Tega Cay, SC, Haline Eller of Wilkesboro, one brother; Kenneth “Kent” Eller of Purlear, numerous nieces and  nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews, and many cousins. 

The family would like to thank her many caregivers, especially Luisa Valdez. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greater Vision Baptist Church, 1090 North Minton Road, Millers Creek, NC 28651. 

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January 29, 2024

1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
Greater Vision Baptist Church
1090 N Minton Road
Millers Creek, NC 28651

Funeral Service
January 29, 2024

3:00 PM
Greater Vision Baptist Church
1090 N Minton Road
Millers Creek, NC 28651

Interment following service
January 29, 2024

Greater Vision Baptist Church Cemetery
1090 North Minton Road
Millers Creek, NC 28651


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