Sara Chriss Obituary

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Sara Pearson Chriss

November 19, 1925 - July 4, 2014
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Sara Pearson Chriss, age 88, passed away peacefully July 4, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center South. She was born November 19, 1925 in Jacksonville, Florida, the daughter of the late Ernest and Julia Pearson. In 1951, Sara married George S. Chriss, and upon his completion of medical school, they started a practice and family in Jacksonville. In addition to lovingly raising their three children, Sara enjoyed playing golf, cards, traveling and was a compassionate caregiver to many family members. She was a resident of River Garden Hebrew Home. Sara was predeceased by her husband, Dr. George S. Chriss, her sisters, Mildred...
Sara Pearson Chriss, age 88, passed away peacefully July 4, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center South. She was born November 19, 1925 in Jacksonville, Florida, the daughter of the late Ernest and Julia Pearson. In 1951, Sara married George S. Chriss, and upon his completion of medical school, they started a practice and family in Jacksonville. In addition to lovingly raising their three children, Sara enjoyed playing golf, cards, traveling and was a compassionate caregiver to many family members. She was a resident of River Garden Hebrew Home.

Sara was predeceased by her husband, Dr. George S. Chriss, her sisters, Mildred Pearson and Elizabeth Pearson and her brother, Dr. Lamar Pearson. She is survived by her children: George Chriss, Jr. (Lynne) of Fort Worth, FL; Julia Norton (Roger) of Jacksonville, FL; and David Chriss (Jennifer) of Tampa, FL; her brother William Pearson (Frances) of Douglasville, GA; her sister-in-law Susan Pearson of Jacksonville, FL; brother-in-law Christ Christopoulos (Mary) of Los Angeles, CA; her grandchildren George, Jessica and Robert Chriss, Lane Norton, and Warren, Graham and Matthew Chriss; and a number of other relatives and close friends, whom she loved dearly.

The family wishes to thank the staff at River Garden Hebrew Home for their exceptional care and compassion.

Words of comfort can be left at http://www.dignitymemorial.com/hardage-giddens-oaklawn-chapel.

The Visitation will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at The Oaklawn Chapel 4801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207.
The Chapel Service will follow at 11:00 A.M.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Hardage-Giddens The Oaklawn Chapel 4801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32207. (904) 737-7171.

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"I have so many fun memories of Mrs Chriss and the Chriss family, growing up across the street from them on provost road. There was the Ponta Vedra Lodge,..." Karen (BooBoo) Stone (Wright) (Jax, FL)

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