With heavy hearts, family and friends of Christa Ann Showalter said goodbye to their beloved daughter, granddaughter, sister, and aunt on Sunday, September 1, 2019.
In her last days, she was surrounded by family and loved ones. Christa Ann displayed a boundless capacity for joy and happiness and shared her beautiful light each day of her 47 years. She easily made friends from new acquaintances with a contagious love of life and laughter. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Christa Ann was born in Asheville on September 23, 1971, the daughter of Jay Thomas and Sandra (Casper) Showalter. She is survived by her parents; maternal grandmother Emily Casper; devoted sisters Mindy Showalter and Tonya Roberts; brother-in-law Alan Roberts; nephews Elijah Bradley, Christian Roberts, Corey Roberts, and niece Zoë Roberts, all of Asheville.
A celebration of Christa Ann’s life will be held at Warren Wilson College Church on Saturday, September 14 at 2:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that friends take a moment in her honor to say hello to a stranger, share laughter with a friend, and express your love for family.