Valerie Elizabeth Lentz, 18, of Marietta died Thursday, May 15, 2014. Funeral Service will be held 1:00 p.m., Thursday at Transfiguration Catholic Church in Marietta with Monsignor Pat Bishop officiating. Interment will follow at Pine Ridge Memorial Park in Kennesaw. Valerie was born October 26, 1995 of Marietta GA at Northside Hospital. She was baptized at Transfiguration Catholic Church, where she was a lifetime parishioner and recently the 2nd grade Catechist prep leader for 1st Holy Communion in 2013-2014. Valerie attended Addison Elementary School, St. Catherine’s of Siena Catholic School and graduated Blessed Trinity Catholic School in 2014 (Magna Cum Laude Fall and Spring Semesters) and voted on Homecoming Court Sophomore Year-2011. She was an A5 Volleyball Club Member, BT Volleyball JV Team member, and a USTA Tennis City Champion. Valerie was voted Runner Up- Employee of the Year 2013 at Chicago’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant, where she was currently employed. Survivors include her father and mother, Patrick and Tammy Lentz of Marietta; two sisters, Tonnie Lentz and Michelle Shontz both of Marietta; paternal grandparents, Harry and Betty Lentz Sr. of Savannah; aunts, uncles, and cousins. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Valerie to Camp Kudzu, 5885 Glenridge Dr. Suite 160, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, www.campkudzu.org. Family will receive friends 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta.