With her husband by her side, Dr. Kelly Renee Showalter, 32, of Lewisburg, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, October 2, 2011, at the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.
Born April 30, 1979 in Bluefield, WV, she was the daughter of Richard L. Showalter and the late, Mary Elizabeth “Susie” Showalter.
Kelly was a devoted wife, friend and doctor. She graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA with her brother in May 2001. She later graduated from WVU’s medical school and became a pediatrician for the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center and the Robert C. Byrd Clinic in Lewisburg, WV. Kelly enjoyed the music of Jimmy Buffet and spending time with her husband and their beagle, Lucy.
Kelly’s warm smile, heart and positive attitude impacted the lives of her family, friends and patients. She spent the last few months of her life honoring her mother and taking care of her family.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Chris Hollandsworth, her father, Richard L. “Dick” Showalter, her brother, Brian Showalter and his wife, Sarah Blake Showalter, their daughter Mary Elizabeth Showalter and a host of family and friends.
The visitation for family members will be Friday, October 7 at 5pm. Friends and colleagues may visit from 6pm to 8pm. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 8 at 12 noon at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Rev. Ralph Calfee officiating. Burial will be at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens in Oak Hill.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, honorary donations may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY 10006 or by visiting The American Liver Foundation.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting Tyree Funeral Home.
Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.