COVINGTON - Melody M. Alexander, 67, of Covington, passed away with her loving family by her on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at her home. Melody was born on Sept. 3, 1945, in Knoxville, Tenn., to the (late) Charles Miller and Lura (Yarian) Miller Sease.
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She was a graduate of Covington High School in 1963; retired from General Films in 2004 with 23 years of service; and was a member of the Covington Church of the Brethren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Roscoe Sease; three half-brothers, Enus Miller, John Miller and Thomas Miller; and half-sister, Betty Miller.
Melody is survived by her husband of 49 years, Jim R. Alexander; and Melody was blessed with six children and their spouses, Kelly and Richard Shock, Todd and Kim, Mike and Brenda, Scott and Tammy, Kristopher and Heather, Anthony and Stacey; 13 grandchildren, Alexander, Jennifer, Ashley, Trent, Joyce, Danielle, Michelle, Matthew, Christian, Megan, Nathan, Hunter and Tyler; 10 great-grandchildren, Khloi, Isabella, Katelynn, Evan, Lillian, Mason, Trenton, Hannah, Mercedes and Chase; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Covington, with Pastor Michael Yingst officiating. Interment Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. If desired, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockerfraley.com. Melody was the most loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was full of life, laughs and spirit. Melody has blessed and will be missed by many.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Aug. 4, 2013