Melinda Christesson LUBBOCK-Melinda Christesson went to be with her heavenly father Jan. 6, 2013. Melinda was born June 6, 1949, to Gordon and Jean Rose in Tuscan, Ariz. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at 1 p.m. in Resthaven's Abbey Chapel with burial to follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home. She followed her hearts calling as a devoted home health provider for 20 plus years. Her family remembers her love in helping people. Those left to cherish her memories are fianc , Rod Armstrong of Lubbock; one brother, Robert Rose and wife Doannie of Lubbock; one niece, Chelsea Pruitt and husband John; and nephew, Brady Rose and wife Kimberly, all of Austin. Melinda was preceded in death by her parents. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Morris Safe House Animal Rescue.