Bessie Christopher

July 2, 1939 ~ February 1, 2020 (age 80)


Bessie Christopher, age 80, of Pataskala, passed away on February 1, 2020 at Licking Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones. Bessie was born July 2, 1939 to the late Eddie and Olgie (Wells) Porter in KY. Bessie is survived by her daughters, Judy (Josh) Hoskins, Debbie (Merle Reynolds) Mckown, Donna (Perry Hatcher) Rieger, Janet Christopher; grandchildren, Samantha (Josh Moore) Hoskins, Michael Christopher, Karlina (Taylor West) Davis, Nathan (Lyndsay Lewis) Rieger, Owen Rieger, Anna (Jordan Hinkle) Davis, Sydney Hoskins, Grace Rieger; great grandson, Atlas Kaison Moore. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Buford Christopher; siblings, in-laws, and friends. A graveside service will be held in the Jersey Presbyterian Cemetery, Pataskala, Ohio, on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Pastor John Ennis officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bessie’s memory to the Alzheimer Association. Online condolences available at

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