HORTENSE – Chrystene “Chris” Elizabeth Boozer Elrod, 95 of Hortense, passed away Wednesday afternoon, September 2, 2020, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick after a brief illness. Born in Port Arthur, Texas, Mrs. Elrod’s parents were Hubbard Henry Boozer and Daisy Viola Foster Boozer. She is also preceded in death by her husband, William Franklin Elrod, Sr.; her daughter, Sydna Jean Elrod; and a son, John Henry Elrod. Mrs. Elrod was a homemaker and a member of Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church. She was a greeter at the nursing home and loved cats, reading, coloring by numbers, and doing crossword puzzles. Survivors include her son, William Franklin Elrod, Jr.; nephew, Charles “Britt” Elrod (Jo Ann) of Hortense; great-nieces, Laura Lopez (Marvin) of Brunswick and Anna Ferra (George) of Atkinson; great-great-nephew, Cole Conrad of Atkinson; great-great-nieces, Ava Lee Ferra and Serafina Ferra of Atkinson; and also several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several other relatives. No services will be held at this time. Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.