Tresa Lynn Altizer, 59 of Fernandina Beach, Florida formerly of Radford, Virginia passed away after an extended illness.
She was a hardworking, strong, independent woman who loved life, the beach, seafood and her rescue dog, Geraldine . She graduated with a degree in business from Radford University.
She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Jackie Dodd. She is survived by her son Mathew Altizer; mother, Ella Roop; sisters, Sharon Smith, Donna Underwood and husband, James, Marie Dowdy and husband, Ron; her brother, Mike Smith; father, Bob Smith and wife, Myrna Smith; several nieces, nephews and her very supportive friends, Sonyan Jones, Donna Lott and Penny Morgan-Jones.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 4 -6 p.m. at Open Door Baptist Church in Christiansburg Virginia with service to follow.
The family would like to express their thanks to Carilion Hospice for the wonderful care and guidance they provided. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.