Carmen Elyese Christensen
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Carmen Elyese Christensen
  • July 19, 1944 - December 3, 2017
  • Mcdonough, Georgia

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Ms. Elyese Christensen, age 73, of McDonough, GA passed away December 3, 2017. Elyese was born in Atlanta, GA the daughter of the late Alma Jean Grogan Holbert and Leo Harold Holbert. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Edith Tant.



Elyese enjoyed spending time with family and friends, music, her dogs, yard work and being dedicated to the Zoo. She retired from The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund at Zoo Atlanta. Survivors are her children, Chris Christensen (Michelle) of Locust Grove, Tammy Howell (Todd Long) of Clarks Hill, SC, and Jenny Merritt (Chris Estes) of Forsyth; and her significant other, Eddie Jameson of Rydal, GA; grandchildren, Shawn Christensen (Kristen) of Augusta, Lacey Howell of McDonough, Heather Howell of Nashville, TN and Alisha Carmichael (Lance) of Forsyth; great grandchildren, Brantley Christensen of Augusta, Grace Sullivan and Averie Sullivan of McDonough; brother-in-law, Michael Tant of McDonough and nieces, Shannon Brown and Andrea Parker.



A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date. Haisten Funerals and Cremations 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway S., McDonough, GA 30253 770-914-8833 www.haistenfunerals.com