Chapel Hill: Obituaries

Erin Elizabeth Koontz Farrior

Erin Elizabeth Koontz Farrior passed away peacefully on June 12 at the home of her mother.

Born September 21, 1977, she was the daughter of Vicki Osborne Koontz and Jerry Paul Koontz.

In addition to her parents, Erin is survived by her sister, Laura Koontz Eversole and her husband, Scott of Idyllwild, CA, grandmother, Mabel Shoaf Koontz of Chapel Hill, aunts, Lea Kendall of Aquadale, and Nancy May of Atlanta, one cousin, Rell Kendall of Charlotte, her best friend, Steven Pierce of Burlington, and her loyal companion and pet, Daisy Jayne.

Erin graduated from Chapel Hill High School in 1995, received her B.S. in Political Science from Lenoir Rhyne College in 2000, and an M.A. in Secondary Education from UNC-G.

She taught school at Western High School in Greensboro, was Director of Academic Studies at UNC-G and worked most recently at Measurement Inc., in Durham.

Erin was baptized and confirmed at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Chapel Hill and a celebration of her life was held on Saturday, June 20, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to:

Animal Protection Society, 1081 Martin Lutheran King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 or Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Renovation of the Ministries Center Fund, 300 E. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514.