Amy Lee Luttrell
Amy Lee Luttrell, 48, passed away unexpectedly at home in Carbondale, Colorado, on September 29, 2011.
Amy was born on January 9, 1963, to Tom and Donna Jones. Amy and her family moved to Carbondale in 1973 where she attended school and graduated from Roaring Fork High School in 1981. She met Paul Luttrell, the love of her life during her freshman year. “She asked me to dance at the Sadie Hawkins dance, because I was too chicken.” Paul and Amy married two months after her high school graduation in August, 1981. In August they celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. Their marriage remains a strong, love story; wherever you saw Paul, you saw Amy.
Amy was an artist. She was a writer, a painter, a poet, and a photographer. Their home is an expression of her art and spirituality. To support her husband, she volunteered with the Carbondale Fire Department as a photographer and presented the yearly Christmas slide show for several years. She was known to be always kind, peace loving and loyal to her friends and family.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Luttrell, her sisters Cheryl Jones Franz of Battlement Mesa and Elaine Jones of Grand Junction, Colorado. Her parents are the late Tom Jones, and Donna Jones Burritt who resides in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Amy is survived by the Luttrell family. Eve Luttrell, mother-in-law, Paul’s brothers and sisters, Bob Luttrell, Sue Williams (Homer) and son Dan Luttrell (Brandi) who all live in Texas. In Carbondale, she is survived by Mark Luttrell (Maureen) and their sons Adam and Aaron. In Denver, she is survived by her extended family and longtime friends Jim and Kathy Horvath.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, October 8, 1: 00 pm at Carbondale Fire House, Administration Bldg.
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