Christie Lynn Schelkopf, 58, of Texarkana, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at her home.

Mrs. Schelkopf was born Feb. 26, 1954, in Shreveport, La. She was a physical therapist with Christus St. Michael; member of board of directors of Literacy Council of Miller and Bowie Counties, Altrusa International Club and Texarkana First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Clarence Hettich; two daughters, Michelle Drawert of Allen, Texas, and Cassidy Kawara of Texarkana; one son, Randy Burton of Littleton, Colo.; one stepson, Christopher Shane Hettich of Forney, Texas; her mother, Dorothy Schelkopf of Texarkana; five grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 1 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas, with the Rev. Tim Montgomery officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens.

The family will be at 207 Melrose Drive, Texarkana, Texas.

Memorials may be made to Altrusa Club International; or Literacy Council of Miller and Bowie Counties, 600 Walnut Street, Texarkana, AR 71854.

Online registration is at

texarkanafuneralhome.com.



Published: 12/14/2012