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Celebrating the life of
Dana Kristen Schmidt
November 17, 1973 - August 24, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Memorial Visitation
  • 4-6 pm - Thursday, August 31, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200

Eric, we are so very sorry to hear of Kristen's passing. She was always smiling and happy. We pray for you and Sophia. May your faith and memories provide comfort and strength. If we can help in any way, we're here for you.

Chris, Susan, and Kyle Nettles, ,

I am so sorry for your loss. No words can express how much Sophia means to the Isle of Hope community. I look forward to seeing her sweet face in art sometime soon. We are here for support, love Ms. P.

Magen Peigelbeck, Savannah, Ga

My condolences to Dana's family on your loss. My Jehovah God grant you his peace while you await his promise to wipe out pain sickness sorrow and death (Revelation 21:3,4). May fond memories linger in your hearts forever. Please visit www.jw.org

Henry, Lawrenceville, GA

Eric, you already know that we are so sorry for your and Sophia's loss. You both, and the rest that are hurting during this devastating time, are in our prayers and weigh heavy in our hearts and minds. Kristen was always so kind and truly a pleasure to be around. I feel that Sophia has inherited that beautiful trait from her mother, that loved and cared for her daughter so very much. You are fortunate to have a kind hearted angel here on earth with you, and also one in heaven. We love y'all.

Charles and Jazmin Corbell, Savannah, GA

I am sooo sorry for your loss. Eric and Sophia I will miss seeing my friends when I'm running late. Still in shock. I'm here if you need me. I will help with Sophia any way I can. My prayers go out to your family.

Jackie Loury, Nursee, Savannah , Ga

I am sorry for your loss. Death is always a painful event for us all. However Jehovah offers us comfort in the Bible at Isaiah 25:8. I always find this scripture to be of encouragement. Jehovah promises to do away with death and all things that bring us pain. How satisfying that will be. May joyful memories fill your minds and hearts through this difficult time.

Roosevelt G., Savannah, Ga

Sophia, we all love you and grieve with you. I donated money in your name, in your mom's memory, to the Houston Humane Society for the rescue and care of dogs displaced by the hurricane. Much love, Mr Wade Smith and your Isle of Hope teachers.

Me Wade Smith (Isle of Hope School), Savannah, GA

My deepest condolences.May you and your dear loved ones be comforted by the Bible's promise at Isaiah 25:8 where it says "He will swallow up death forever,And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.”

Ursula , Pooler, Ga

I am sorrow for you loss. Mrs. Schmidt was very nice and friendly. She would come to the front office at Isle of Hope School and talk to me sometimes. I will truly miss her. God bless her family during. I pray that God will continue to bless you and keep you. Again, she will truly be missed.

Resharda Webster, Savannah, GA

I'm sorry for your loss. Death is a painful ordeal. The scripture at Revelation 21:4 gives hope. There, Jehovah God, promises to do away with sickness and death very soon. This scripture has helped me in the past when dealing with loss. I hope it helps you too. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Brittani, Pooler, Ga

Kristen will be missed by so many loved ones and friends I am so sorry for your loss. Jonnie no one knows your pain but God said that he will not put anything on us that we can't withstand. May God bless your whole family and know that God needed another angel.

Terecia Brown , Lufkin, TX

I am so sorry for your loss, it was such a shock when Robbie called and told me, even though it has been so many years since I seen her, it hurts, I remember the times I babysitter them when they were kids, I love them so, Jonnie and Tommy you all will be in our prayers, so will Bobby, God Bless Eric and the rest of the family!

Shirley Nash Baxter, Alto, Tx

Kristen was our beautiful niece and will me missed so much. Prayers for the family and friends.

Jimmie and Tanya avera, Silsbee , Tx

Sophia Nana loves you and your mother will always be in your sweet little heart,don't ever think that you can't talk to your mommy she will always heard you.love you sweet angel

Jonnie Hollingsworth, Lufkin, Tx

Hugs kisses and prayers for you all.

pam lamas, Sav., Ga

Eric and Sophia - We are so sorry to hear about Kristine. You both are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help.

John & Wendy Floyd, Savannah, GA

Eric & Sophia- Words cannot express my feelings right now. I just found out. I am so very sorry!! Anything we can do to help- we are here. We are right down the road and are happy to help out in any way with Sophia or anything else for that matter. I am stunned & so sad. You guys are very much in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs! Leigh Ann, Chris, & Caedmon Dailey

Leigh Ann Dailey, Savannah, GA

My continued prayers for you Eric and Sophia, Kristen's family and friends. My heart is so broken for you. She was a one of kind person who touched the lives of so many and she will be missed so much, but never forgotten and forever loved by all. A piece of my heart will always be with her.

Heather Regan, Lansing, MI

Praying for God's peace and grace for Kristen's family. She will truly be missed. RIP sweet friend.

Emily Davis, Katy, Tx

I am so very sorry for the death of your dear loved one, Kristen. Since death was not God's original purpose for mankind, it is very painful to deal with, but please find comfort in the Promise that the dead will rise, and live again on this earth free of sickness and death. (John 5:28 & 29) (Rev 21:3&4) Yes, life everlasting was God's original purpose for us, and He will soon fulfill that promise. Psalms 37:29. Feel free to visit www.jw.org for answers to such questions as: Is God to blame for our sufferings? What is the purpose of life? What happens when we die? and more....

Jacqueline C., Loganville, GA

Christine will truly be missed , with her beautiful smile ,and the sound of her laughter, she was a wonderful person ! I pray for peace for your family

Sandra Dyches , Savannah , Ga

My prayers and love are with you, Sophia and your daddy. Your mom was a beautiful loving young woman. My Karen always enjoyed her afternoon hugs from your mom. Kisses and hugs to you my pretty princess Sophia.????

Jamie and Karen white, Savannah, Ga.

Worked with Kristen at the Lady and Sons back in the day. We were all such a great family. She was beautiful, very funny and a joy to be around. Remember good times. So sorry for the loss to her family and to all of her friends. Wish I could be there right now. Rest in peace Kristen!

Barbara McChesney, Rensselaer, NY

Eric- I am so sorry for your loss, Mary Sprague

, ,

My heart breaks for Sophia and Eric and all of Dana's family. This is tragic news for everyone whom knew and loved her. She brought laughter with her no matter where she went. She will be truly missed by all. RIP Dana

Susan, Savannah, Ga

She was my nutty buddy in carpool and gymnastics. Always made me laugh. May she rest in peace. Praying for Sophia and Eric and the rest of the family. Such a tragic loss. She wil be dearly missed. Heaven has gained another angel. ? I am still in shock.

Carie Collazo-Gonzalez, Savannah , Ga

I am deeply, deeply saddened by this tragic loss. Kristen and I were good friends and worked together for several years back in the late 90s. I will always remember her fun-loving spirit, bright smile, infectious laugh, and the way she lit up every room she occupied. There will never be another like her. My heart simply breaks for her family. May they know the immense love we all have for Kristen, and that we mourn right along with them. RIP sweet beautiful friend.

Stephanie Crystal, Alpharetta , Ga

My condolences to the family. At Isaiah 33:24 Jehovah promises to do away with sickness forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope that Jehovah God promises us in the near future. One day soon we will not have to face nor fear our enemy death anymore. The website jw.org has really helped me through the difficulty of loosing a loved one. May your family find comfort in it as well.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

So sorry for this sad news. I taught school with Bobbi, and I know how much she loved her sister and niece. Prayers are for your whole family to feel love and strength to get through this difficult time.

Diane Coleman, Savannah, GA

My heart goes out to Eric and sophia schmidhts. My prayers to y'all and your family. I am here if you need anything. May God please be with y'all she is such a Angle watching over you . With love Craycray, abd kayleigh

Brendalee Sancomb (craycray), 7507 central Ave, GA

I will miss you forever my sweet friend!!!

Christina Cheves, Savannah, GA

Eric, thoughts and prayers for you and Sophia. May God wrap His loving arms around you for peace and comfort.

Deborah Morgan Fugate, Onalaska , Tx

Dana Kristen Schmidt, born November 17, 1973 in Lufkin, Texas died unexpectedly due to complications August 24, 2017 at Memorial University Medical Center ICU.

Dana Kristen, a mother, wife, daughter, sister, niece, cousin, and friend, touched the heart of everyone she met with laughter and joy. Survived by husband Eric and daughter Sophia Schmidt, mother-in-law Carol Schmidt, brother and sister-in-law Kurt and Zrinka Schmidt, father Bobby Short, mother and step-father Jonnie and Tommy Hollingsworth, sisters Stacy Short and Bobbi Dee Ann Silva, brother Randall Fee and fiance’ Valory Calderon, and special friends Leigh Anne Johnson and Jeff Jenkins, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Kristen will be missed by all who knew her. Family will receive friends at Fox & Weeks Funeral Home, Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, GA, Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please honor Kristen’s memory by donating to the Savannah Humane Society Animal Shelter, 7215 Sallie Mood Drive, Savannah, GA 31406.

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Eric, we are so very sorry to hear of Kristen's passing. She was always smiling and happy. We pray for you and Sophia. May your faith and memories provide comfort and strength. If we can help in any way, we're here for you.

Chris, Susan, and Kyle Nettles, ,

I am so sorry for your loss. No words can express how much Sophia means to the Isle of Hope community. I look forward to seeing her sweet face in art sometime soon. We are here for support, love Ms. P.

Magen Peigelbeck, Savannah, Ga

My condolences to Dana's family on your loss. My Jehovah God grant you his peace while you await his promise to wipe out pain sickness sorrow and death (Revelation 21:3,4). May fond memories linger in your hearts forever. Please visit www.jw.org

Henry, Lawrenceville, GA

Candle tribute lit by pj wentworth — Florida

Eric, you already know that we are so sorry for your and Sophia's loss. You both, and the rest that are hurting during this devastating time, are in our prayers and weigh heavy in our hearts and minds. Kristen was always so kind and truly a pleasure to be around. I feel that Sophia has inherited that beautiful trait from her mother, that loved and cared for her daughter so very much. You are fortunate to have a kind hearted angel here on earth with you, and also one in heaven. We love y'all.

Charles and Jazmin Corbell, Savannah, GA

I am sooo sorry for your loss. Eric and Sophia I will miss seeing my friends when I'm running late. Still in shock. I'm here if you need me. I will help with Sophia any way I can. My prayers go out to your family.

Jackie Loury, Nursee, Savannah , Ga

I am sorry for your loss. Death is always a painful event for us all. However Jehovah offers us comfort in the Bible at Isaiah 25:8. I always find this scripture to be of encouragement. Jehovah promises to do away with death and all things that bring us pain. How satisfying that will be. May joyful memories fill your minds and hearts through this difficult time.

Roosevelt G., Savannah, Ga

Sophia, we all love you and grieve with you. I donated money in your name, in your mom's memory, to the Houston Humane Society for the rescue and care of dogs displaced by the hurricane. Much love, Mr Wade Smith and your Isle of Hope teachers.

Me Wade Smith (Isle of Hope School), Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Monica Royal Woods — Texas

My deepest condolences.May you and your dear loved ones be comforted by the Bible's promise at Isaiah 25:8 where it says "He will swallow up death forever,And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.”

Ursula , Pooler, Ga

Candle tribute lit by David spence — Alabama

I am sorrow for you loss. Mrs. Schmidt was very nice and friendly. She would come to the front office at Isle of Hope School and talk to me sometimes. I will truly miss her. God bless her family during. I pray that God will continue to bless you and keep you. Again, she will truly be missed.

Resharda Webster, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Mary Jo Swiger — Georgia

I'm sorry for your loss. Death is a painful ordeal. The scripture at Revelation 21:4 gives hope. There, Jehovah God, promises to do away with sickness and death very soon. This scripture has helped me in the past when dealing with loss. I hope it helps you too. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Brittani, Pooler, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Donna and Martin Israel — Georgia

Kristen will be missed by so many loved ones and friends I am so sorry for your loss. Jonnie no one knows your pain but God said that he will not put anything on us that we can't withstand. May God bless your whole family and know that God needed another angel.

Terecia Brown , Lufkin, TX

I am so sorry for your loss, it was such a shock when Robbie called and told me, even though it has been so many years since I seen her, it hurts, I remember the times I babysitter them when they were kids, I love them so, Jonnie and Tommy you all will be in our prayers, so will Bobby, God Bless Eric and the rest of the family!

Shirley Nash Baxter, Alto, Tx

Candle tribute lit by Jennifer Pope Farrior — Texas

Kristen was our beautiful niece and will me missed so much. Prayers for the family and friends.

Jimmie and Tanya avera, Silsbee , Tx

Sophia Nana loves you and your mother will always be in your sweet little heart,don't ever think that you can't talk to your mommy she will always heard you.love you sweet angel

Jonnie Hollingsworth, Lufkin, Tx

Hugs kisses and prayers for you all.

pam lamas, Sav., Ga

Eric and Sophia - We are so sorry to hear about Kristine. You both are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help.

John & Wendy Floyd, Savannah, GA

Eric & Sophia- Words cannot express my feelings right now. I just found out. I am so very sorry!! Anything we can do to help- we are here. We are right down the road and are happy to help out in any way with Sophia or anything else for that matter. I am stunned & so sad. You guys are very much in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs! Leigh Ann, Chris, & Caedmon Dailey

Leigh Ann Dailey, Savannah, GA

My continued prayers for you Eric and Sophia, Kristen's family and friends. My heart is so broken for you. She was a one of kind person who touched the lives of so many and she will be missed so much, but never forgotten and forever loved by all. A piece of my heart will always be with her.

Heather Regan, Lansing, MI

Candle tribute lit by Heather Regan — Michigan

Candle tribute lit by Emily Davis — Texas

Praying for God's peace and grace for Kristen's family. She will truly be missed. RIP sweet friend.

Emily Davis, Katy, Tx

I am so very sorry for the death of your dear loved one, Kristen. Since death was not God's original purpose for mankind, it is very painful to deal with, but please find comfort in the Promise that the dead will rise, and live again on this earth free of sickness and death. (John 5:28 & 29) (Rev 21:3&4) Yes, life everlasting was God's original purpose for us, and He will soon fulfill that promise. Psalms 37:29. Feel free to visit www.jw.org for answers to such questions as: Is God to blame for our sufferings? What is the purpose of life? What happens when we die? and more....

Jacqueline C., Loganville, GA

Candle tribute lit by Kasey Delgado — Florida

Candle tribute lit by Latrell Myers — Texas

Christine will truly be missed , with her beautiful smile ,and the sound of her laughter, she was a wonderful person ! I pray for peace for your family

Sandra Dyches , Savannah , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Sandra Dyches — Georgia

My prayers and love are with you, Sophia and your daddy. Your mom was a beautiful loving young woman. My Karen always enjoyed her afternoon hugs from your mom. Kisses and hugs to you my pretty princess Sophia.????

Jamie and Karen white, Savannah, Ga.

Candle tribute lit by Jamie White — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Barbara McChesney — New York

Worked with Kristen at the Lady and Sons back in the day. We were all such a great family. She was beautiful, very funny and a joy to be around. Remember good times. So sorry for the loss to her family and to all of her friends. Wish I could be there right now. Rest in peace Kristen!

Barbara McChesney, Rensselaer, NY

Eric- I am so sorry for your loss, Mary Sprague

, ,

Candle tribute lit by Susan — Georgia

My heart breaks for Sophia and Eric and all of Dana's family. This is tragic news for everyone whom knew and loved her. She brought laughter with her no matter where she went. She will be truly missed by all. RIP Dana

Susan, Savannah, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Carie — Georgia

She was my nutty buddy in carpool and gymnastics. Always made me laugh. May she rest in peace. Praying for Sophia and Eric and the rest of the family. Such a tragic loss. She wil be dearly missed. Heaven has gained another angel. ? I am still in shock.

Carie Collazo-Gonzalez, Savannah , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Stephanie Crystal — Georgia

I am deeply, deeply saddened by this tragic loss. Kristen and I were good friends and worked together for several years back in the late 90s. I will always remember her fun-loving spirit, bright smile, infectious laugh, and the way she lit up every room she occupied. There will never be another like her. My heart simply breaks for her family. May they know the immense love we all have for Kristen, and that we mourn right along with them. RIP sweet beautiful friend.

Stephanie Crystal, Alpharetta , Ga

My condolences to the family. At Isaiah 33:24 Jehovah promises to do away with sickness forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope that Jehovah God promises us in the near future. One day soon we will not have to face nor fear our enemy death anymore. The website jw.org has really helped me through the difficulty of loosing a loved one. May your family find comfort in it as well.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by msdianecoleman@yahoo.com — Georgia

So sorry for this sad news. I taught school with Bobbi, and I know how much she loved her sister and niece. Prayers are for your whole family to feel love and strength to get through this difficult time.

Diane Coleman, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Lori and Sam Boyce — Georgia

My heart goes out to Eric and sophia schmidhts. My prayers to y'all and your family. I am here if you need anything. May God please be with y'all she is such a Angle watching over you . With love Craycray, abd kayleigh

Brendalee Sancomb (craycray), 7507 central Ave, GA

I will miss you forever my sweet friend!!!

Christina Cheves, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Christina Cheves — Georgia

Eric, thoughts and prayers for you and Sophia. May God wrap His loving arms around you for peace and comfort.

Deborah Morgan Fugate, Onalaska , Tx

Candle tribute lit by Lissa Coleman — Georgia


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