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H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel

1020 Spring Street Nw, Atlanta, GA

OBITUARY

Krista Lee Scott

September 5, 1976October 7, 2019

Born September 5 ,1976 in Fayetteville, NC at Cape fear valley hospital. Krista was surrounded by her family when she was called home to be with the Lord on October 8,2019 at 12:41 am At Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA.

Krista parents, Larry McEachern and Audrey (Scott) McEachern, met in Fayetteville, North Carolina at a local high school football game. They fell in love and had Krista, the first born to the couple. Soon after, Krista would have four siblings who she loved dearly: Jeffrey, Breea, Tessa, and Kala.

Krista was known for her beautiful smile that could brighten any room. She was also known for the high buns she wore in her hair, with friends giving her the nickname “Bunny.”

Krista graduated from Douglas Byrd high school in Fayetteville, NC apart of the Class of ‘95. She got her Bachelors in Science from Methodist University in 1999. She received her Masters from the University of Michigan in 2003. Krista then moved to Atlanta Georgia In 2004.Soon after, she joined Georgia Power as a Profitability & Economics Analyst.

Krista is survived by her mother and father, Audrey & Larry McEachern (Fayetteville, NC), Her Brother Jeffrey McEachern (Brooklyn, NY), her sisters Breea McEachern ( Atlanta, Ga), Tessa McEachern (Fayetteville, NC) and Kala McEachern (Fayetteville, NC), her Nephew Jaylen McClain and Niece Maliyah McKnight.

As well as an endless number of family and friends that she loved dearly.

Mothers Remarks: At 12:41 a.m. October 8th, we released my baby’s heart so that she could gain her wings, and join her maternal Grandmother, Elsie Scott, who also passed on this date.

She was my firstborn, my first love, my first heart ,my first everything... She has left this earth but she will never leave our hearts.

Our heart is broken, never to be put together the same again.

Love you, always and forever - Mom

Services

19 October

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel

1020 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

19 October

Reception

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel

1020 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Memories

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Antoinette Jackson

October 14, 2019

Today makes exactly seven days that God came for this beautiful soul, Krista, to relieve of her earthly life duties. It has taken me this long to get over the shock and to muster up the words to express how I really feel about this untimely and unexpected loss. Had I known just a few weeks ago when we shared one of her good strong hugs as we rode the elevator up, while she shared about her weekend in New York with her brother would be the very last one, I might have held on a little longer. I only had the privilege of hanging out with Krista a couple of times and those couple of times are quite memorable. We shared lots of laughs and memories that will be forever etched in my mind. I wish you were still here so I could ask you why you deleted those pictures from my phone during that one outing. LOL! I went back looking for those pictures the other day to share a memory and THEY ARE GONE! LOL! That is the vibrant and funny soul that she was and that radiant light will forever live on in our hearts. I pray that your dear family and closest friends can find some since of comfort in the memories that others are sharing about the wonderful, smart, funny, loving, and caring person that you were. May you enjoy your eternal rest in the place you were destined to be. Regretfully I cannot be there to celebrate her beautiful life on Saturday but the family is and will remain in my thoughts and prayers as you navigate this very difficult time. God Bless!

Thomas Jones

October 13, 2019

Krista was a beautiful woman. We grew up in the same neighborhood, Oakdale! I remember she was my manager when we worked at Food Lion. I pray for her family that God will take them thru this difficult time! RIP Krista

Russ Robinson

October 11, 2019

Dear Krista, what a wonderful Tar Heel you are — a bright light to all of us. Your energy and smile were so unique and so vibrant. That day we shared a foursome on the golf course — we were the only Tar Heels among a sea of Bulldogs and Yellow Jackets — that dazzling smile and energy made an old retiree wish I could have had you in some of the “too calm” meetings about RTP customers. Keep your clubs ready and when I see you again we will play another round. Thank you Krista for that personality that made EACH of feel better. See you at Kenan Stadium. Russ Robinson UNC class of 1969

Chanel Myers

October 11, 2019

It was always a pleasure to hang out with you Krista. Your spirit will live forever with those who knew and loved you. Rest in peace.

Erin Ashley

October 11, 2019

Krista was an amazing person. She was always willing to help no matter how big or small. She cared deeply and you could sense that because her spirit came through in whatever she did. I worked with Krista for the past 8 years and got to spend some really fun moments with her. But I wish I could have told her more how much I cared about her, and how awesome I thought she was. I will miss her , especially her laugh, her energy.

My prayers are with her family as they navigate this unimaginable loss.

Shirley Rodriguez

October 11, 2019


Thank you for 26 great years of friendship! Even though at times we would go a while without seeing each other, when we did it was as though not a single day had gone by; staying up all night, talking like we did when we were teenagers. I will always be grateful for the bond we shared and to have been loved by you. I wish you had more time but I know you lived your life to the fullest. Not a day will go by that I will not think of you and your contagious laughter- love you always and forever

Carrie Rodriguez-Rutledge

October 11, 2019

Krista,
It's been well over 20yrs since I saw you...When I heard about this tragedy it truly broke my heart...It made me think about life in a whole new light...Funny how you still had that gorgeous smile...Man, it was truly vibrant and contagious...Now, take this time to rest...You've gained your wings beautiful 💋💋💋

Nicole Swofford

October 10, 2019

After all these years and the memories that we shared, we never got a single photo together. I can only explain that by knowing we were having too much fun to document it. Mannn, I wish I did now! Your presence and soul is one that will never be forgotten and has been imprinted on my heart forever. You brought nothing but amazing vibes and energy every where you went, carried life changing messages with you, and exemplified what a true friend really means. I am honored to have been in your presence and enjoyed those moments with you. Until next time.. Love you girl ❤️

Rachelle Mack

October 10, 2019

I spent the last years with you always by my side figuratively and literally. It’s hard imagining my life moving on knowing that I can’t physically hear you or see you. I’m struggling to understand why. It feels like punishment but I’m grateful for the quality of our last moments together. Who knew? You were truly amazing and a true friend. I am going to miss looking over and seeing that smile. I love you, Krista!

Darius Billings

October 10, 2019

God truly received an angel! Krista’s smile was so bright and beautiful. Her heart was caring, forgiving and genuine. I will miss you.

Until we meet again! Love always

FROM THE FAMILY