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“I mourn your loss with you. You were there for me while Bryan was in the ICU as well as Chris. My heart aches for you as only anyone that has to go...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Denise Douglas - Malvern, AR

“Chris will be missed by many, we will miss your smile, laugh and free spirit. Our hearts go out to family & friends! ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: Scarlett Benjamin - Houston, TX

“Chris was a special person to us and we will never forget him. ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Gary & Kay Elsea (Boondocks Pool Hall) - AR

“We are so very sorry for the family's loss of Chris and send love/thoughts/& prayers. May God Bless you and guide you through your time of sorrow. ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: The Gus J. Kemp Family - AR

“My sincere condolences for you on your devastating loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with you all. Chris was a nice young man who made me laugh...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Chris Groves - Pearcy, AR

“Christopher my Dearest Nephew, You were loved and will always be cherished in my Heart of Hearts. Your engaging smile was a like a "sunny day among...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Lauren Byrd - Hot Springs, AR

“Elmo, I miss your hugs, your contagious smile, your free spirit, and your kind heart. I know that this is not goodbye, this is a see-you-later. Your...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Jamie Kelley - Hot Springs, AR

“thank you family for letting me be a small part in chriss journey.I was shown how a family pulls through very difficult times with love and gods...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: dan stockford - hsv, AR

“We are so sorry for your loss of a great person, that we got to know and love. He always brought smiles laughter and a joy to be around. We know that...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Dane & Lorie Hunt - paron, AR

“I love your family so very much. I cannot begin to express my deepest sympathy for you. Christopher was always my favorite little cousin. I will...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Michelle & Scott Perry - AR

“I only knew Chris for about a year before his accident, but in that year Chris became one of my closest friends. I have many great memories of Chris...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Joseph Thurlow - Hot Springs, AR

“Chris, one of the most genuinely good kids I've Had the pleasure of being friends with Mike ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Mike Norwood - Hot Springs Ar., AR

“Chris always had a smile, and made everyone in the pool hall smile when he was there. He will be missed by everyone that knew him. ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Gary & Kay Elsea (Boondocks Pool Hall) - AR

“Although I personnaly never new Chris before his accident..I have come to know and love the family in a very special way. Only our Lord and Savior...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Tina Crumpton - Mountain Pine, AR

“We did not know your son Christopher, but we have had difficult times like you’re going through right now. My wife and I lost two sons in...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Ron & Sarah Morris - Little Rock, AR

“WE WILL MISS YOU SO SO MUCH CHRIS. WE WILL MEET AGAIN AND NO PAIN,SORROW, WILL BE AN ISSUE. PLEASE LORD EMBRACE THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND LEAD THEM...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: JD,CAROL,ASHLEY,AUTUMN,GUINN - AR

“I am so sorry for the loss of your son, I can't imagine what your are going through. I know he's in heaven and his body is whole again. You are...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: lory palafox - HOT SPRINGS, AR

“What do you say to a family that has lost a child? We know God will step up to bring that comfort. Chris's memory to us is a fine, outstanding person...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Chris & Shirley Schweder - AR

“From myself and my family, we offer our deepest sympathy during this most difficult time. Our hearts are with each of you. ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: David McClard - Hot Springs, AR

“I will miss that smiling face!!! You will never be forgotten Elmo!!! ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Ashlee Haller - Malvern, AR

“Chris and his family were a big part of our family through scouts. The boys and I were lucky to be in such wonderful company. We pray for God's love...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Tammy Disharoon(mrs.jones) - AR

“Christopher was a very special young man. A bright light in a dark world. He will truly be missed but never forgotten. ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Gwynn Guinn - Dallas, TX

“Chris- you were so well loved and will be missed so very much by so many. I have so many fond memories of having you in my Boy Scout Troop and all...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Kathy (Erke) Eston - Liberty, IL

“My heart is with you as well as my thoughts. I continue to keep you close to me even when away from you guys. I miss seeing your faces and giving you...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Tameisha Baxter - Amity, AR


James Christopher Elmore Jr., age 22, of Hot Springs, went to be with the Lord on January 19, 2012. He was born on August 14, 1989 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Christopher was of Baptist faith. He was a graduate of Lake Hamilton High School in 2008 and was attending National Park Community College. He held the honor of Eagle Scout obtained with Troop #10 in Hot Springs. Chris had an adventurous soul-riding motorcycles is where he found inner peace and freedom. His passion for life included fishing, hunting, wakeboarding, and playing pool. He was a member of the APA pool League. Chris never met a stranger. His family and friends will miss his humor, spirit for life, his warm embracing hugs, and his love. Through his journey the past six months, he has touched numerous lives and the family would like to acknowledge the ICU, C5, 3 west, and the entire staff of St. Joseph's Mercy Medical Center along with Arkansas Hospice of Hot Springs for their support and compassion. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, C.J. Young; his grandmother, Patricia Guinn; two uncles, Jonathan young and Eli Guinn. He is survived by his parents, Randy and Malissa Hall of Hot Springs, and James C. Elmore, Sr. of Benton, and Annette Elmore of Paron; one grandmother, Patricia Young of Hot Springs; one grandfather, James N. Elmore of Hot Springs; his great-grandparents, J.O. and Susan Davis; ten brothers and sisters, Justin Hall of Hot Springs, Haley Hall of Hot Springs, Emily Elmore of Fountain Lake, Josh Brancca of California, Danielle Brancca of Little Rock, Shawn Ward of California, Mindy Adamson of Hot Springs, Michelle Clark of Glenwood, Melissa Harmon of Glenwood, and Tyler Fenney of Hot Springs; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. Services will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, in the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Hot Springs on Weston Road with Bro. George Vincent and Pastor Ron Ray officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00PM until 8:00PM Monday evening at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Morning Star Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs. Pallbearers will be Justin Hall, Randall Lynch, Gregg Hernandez, Matt Boyd, Trace Young, Danielle Brancca, Josh Brancca, and Nathan Calcagno. Honorary pallbearers will be all Troop #10 Scouts and the APA Pool League. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Boy Scout Troop #10, Oaklawn United Methodist Church, 216 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

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