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Christa Lynn Maddux

May 13, 1955 - January 25, 2015

Burial Date: January 30, 2015

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Kearney

Church First United Methodist Church of Kearney

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, January 30, 2015, at 7pm at the Kearney United Methodist Church.

Christa Lynn (Keith) Maddux, 59, of Holt, MO, passed away January 25, 2015, in her home after a long battle with ALS. She was born on May 13, 1955 to Eddie Keith and Lois (Fields) Keith. Christa was raised in Polo, MO, by her uncle and aunt, Bud and Billie Fields.

Christa married David Maddux of Lawson, MO, on July 13, 1973. She earned her RN degree at Park University in 1991 and worked at Liberty Hospital for many years.  She was actively involved in volunteer work prior to her illness, serving the CASA organization of Clay County, Meals on Wheels, and Heart to Heart International during the Hurricane Katrina disaster.

Christa is survived by her husband David, daughter Andrea (Jeremy) Sampson, son Ben (Kim) Maddux, and grandchildren Andy Sampson, Nick Sampson, Josh Sampson, Grace Maddux, Noah Maddux, and Hope Maddux. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 30, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church of Kearney. Christa requested that donations be made to the ALS Therapy Development Institute (www.als.net) in lieu of flowers.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to NorthCare Hospice for their support in her final days.

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