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Tami Lyn Kidd

| December 4, 2007 11:00 PM

Tami Lyn (Criner) Kidd, age 40, of Clarkston, Ga., passed away Nov. 11 due to ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease).

Tami was born on Sept. 4, 1967 in Kalispell to Gerald and Verna Criner. She grew up and attended schools in Libby where she graduated from high school.

Tami moved to Coeur d' Alene, Idaho to enroll in college and then moved to Atlanta, Ga. in 1986 to attend Bauder Fashion College. She met her husband Rodney and they began their family.

She was a very talented woman. She was an artist and loved music. Her favorite singer was Lenny Kravitz. She enjoyed the quality time she spent with her children, taking photographs of them playing while watching them mature.

Tami had numerous jobs throughout her working career. She was actively involved in ALS fund raising and served on the ALS Association board until she was forced to step down due to her advancing illness. Tami was an inspiration to many.

Tami was preceded in death by her mother, Verna Criner, and her grandmother, Luella Styee.

She is survived by her husband, Rodney Kidd, and children, Jordan and Joceyln of Clarkston; her father, Gerald Criner and wife Judie, of Essex; a sister, Tana Criner, of Decatur Ga.; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A celebration of her life was held on Dec. 2 at the Clarkston Women's Club in Clarkston.

Memorials may be made to the ALS Association of Georgia, 1955 Cliff Valley Way, Suite 116, Atlanta, Georgia, 30329.