Obituary: Kathy Jo Luker Kritz

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Kathy Jo Luker Kritz, 51, of Maryville, formerly of Chapel Hill, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, in Maryville.

She was born in Dallas, Texas, and was a daughter of the late Finley Ray Luker and Janice Farlow Luker. Mrs. Kritz was a graduate of Forrest High School, Class of 1977.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Lee Kritz Sr., who died in 2007.

Mrs. Kritz is survived by a daughter, Britany Dean Kritz of Lewisville; a son, Stephen Lee Kritz Jr. of Maryville; sister, Denise McGinn of Knoxville; grandchildren, Logan McElhaney, Matthew Joseph Kritz, and Riley Jayden Kritz; stepson, Erik Kritz of Spring Hill; and stepgrandchildren, Ashley Brook Kritz, Erik Anthony Kritz, and Kaitlynn Kritz.

Graveside services were conducted Monday, Nov. 1, at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill with Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial immediately followed services.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services was in charge of arrangements.