Krisha Raynell Mathews peacefully passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in Tucson at the young age of 44. She was born on June 8, 1969, in Kingman. Krisha was employed by Ortho Pros for over 20 years.
Krisha was preceded in death by her grandparents, Helyn and Harold "Q" Sonny May; great-grandparents, Lutel and Ray Atherton; and aunts, Cheri Jo Garman and La Donna Watson. Krisha is survived by her husband, Eric Mathews; daughters, Alicia Cota, Alexis, Cierra and Sydney Mathews; mother, Patricia Ryden of Kingman; father, Damion Ryden of Tucson; sisters, Leah Marshall of Oregon, Diane Baca of Las Vegas, Damova (Rick) LeSage of Oregon; brothers, David (Penny) Marshall of Phoenix and Patrick Ryden of Tucson; grandchildren, Veronica, Avery and Felicity; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Krisha was a wonderful person who showed love to everyone she came in contact with. She was caring and beautiful both inside and out. She loved life, family and her friends. She will be greatly missed by all who were touched by her. Krisha, you always had a smile to share, time to give and time to care. A loving nature, kind and true, is the way we will remember you.
In lieu of flowers, an account has been set up at Chase Bank, account no. 698378536, to help with funeral expenses.
A service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3530 West Magee, Tucson.