Longtime Anchorage resident, Keri Christine Tuttle, 39, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday June 9, 2012 at the Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the Anchorage Funeral Home, 1800 Dare Ave. in Anchorage. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services. Pastor Rich Irwin, III will officiate. Graveside services will follow and Keri will be laid to rest at the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kevin Slack, Troy Tuttle, Tyler Tuttle, Justin Courtney, David Smith and Charles Ashley.
Keri was born January 24, 1973 in Jackson, TN. She moved with her family in 1973 to Wasilla, Alaska and later to Anchorage. Keri graduated from Robert Service High School in 1991. She was a member of the City Church in Anchorage. Keri had worked as a medical biller and certified medical coder at Anderson & Lohr Healthcare Consulting Services since July of 2008. Keris life revolved around her three precious children.
Keri was a very sweet, giving and caring person. She tried to help everyone although many times she was often the one in need of help. She always made everyone laugh even when she was going through stressful times; she always had a smile. Keri had no idea how many lives she touched. Her heart was bigger than she was, wrote her family
Keri was the most precious daughter a mother could ever hope to have. I will miss you more than you know sweet baby. You will always be my care bear. I was with you when you came into this world. I was with you when you left this world, wrote her mother, Cathy.
Keri was preceded in death by her grandfather, Sydney Harrison Smith; and grandmother, Vernie Mae Newman. She is survived by her mother, Cathy Courtney of Gold Hill, OR; father, Terry Slack of Tishomingo, MS; brother and sister in-law, Kevin & Nicole Slack of Wasilla, AK; son, Tyler Tuttle, daughter, Taylor Tuttle and son, Terry Tuttle all of Anchorage, AK; great-grandmother, Vera Slack of Tishomingo, MS; aunt, Connie Robbins of Coos Bay, OR; uncle, Don Smith of Langby, MN; uncle, David Smith of Anchorage, AK; former spouse, Troy Tuttle of Anchorage, AK; former father in-law & mother in-law, Terry & Delores Tuttle of Anchorage, AK; many, many other family members.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Keri Tuttle Memorial Fund at any Wells Fargo Bank.
Arrangements were cared for by the Anchorage Funeral Home. Keris obituary and online guestbook may be visited at www.AlaskanFuneral.com
Born: January 24, 1973
Place of Birth: Jackson, TN
Death: June 9, 2012
Place of Death: Anchorage, AK
Occupation: Medical Coder & Biller
Hobbies: Keri's life revolved around her three precious children
This memorial provided by:
Peninsula Memorial Chapel