Brother Roosevelt “Son” Christian was born on October 3, 1942 to the late James Christian, Sr. and Mary Christian in Donalsonville, Georgia. Roosevelt attended school in the Seminole County School System. He was employed at Georgia Pacific for twenty-six years and Donalsonville Hospital until he retired. He was joined in Holy Matrimony to Josie P. Christian in which three children were born in this union. He accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age and became a member of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church where he served faithfully until his death. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Christian, Sr. and Mary Christian, his brother, James Christian, Jr. (Elosie), his sisters, Shirley Adams and Jeanette Christian. Roosevelt leaves to cherish his legacy and everlasting memories are: his wife, Josie P. Christian of Donalsonville, Georgia; his daughters, Anne Guest of Atlanta, Georgia; Cheryl Freeman (Michael), Sebrina Lamont (Haasan), Beverly Kelley (Torres), Laura Alexander (Antonio) all of Newport News, Virginia; Margaret C. Perkins of Bainbridge, Georgia; Carolyn Johnson (Jackie) of Donalsonville, Georgia; his sons, Christopher Allen (Latoya) of Dothan, Alabama; Nathaniel Horne of Donalsonville, Georgia; twenty-four grandchildren, one sister, Margaret Hughes (Kent) and a host of great-grandchildren, aunts,uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
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