Tessa Aneen Lentz Cromwell died on August 16, 2008.
Tessa was a gentle and loving mother. She taught her children to laugh and to have warm hearts and curious minds. Her family will miss her forever.
She is survived by her partner, Ty Thurber; her five children, Ian, Ryan, Olivia, T.J., and Tanner; her parents, Barry and Charlotte Lentz; her two brothers, Adam and Luke Lentz; her grandmother, Florence Myers; and her godmother, Aunt Gwen.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 22, 2008 at Chapel Hill Bible Church, 260 Erwin Rd., Chapel Hill, at 2:00 PM. The Rev. Randy Russell will officiate. A reception will immediately follow the service.
The family would like to compile memory books for Tessa’s children. If you are able, please write a remembrance or a story on a piece of notebook-sized paper. Pictures with reflections would also be appreciated. Please bring to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lentz Grand Children Educational Fund, Bank of America, 137 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC, 27514, Attention: Kay Blocksidge, would be welcomed.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.
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