Melodie "Mel" Effner Weese, 49, of Hopewell, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Johnston Willis Hospital after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family and friends.
A 1981 graduate of Hopewell High School, sh was born July 12, 1963, to the late Wallace and Mary Effner.
She leaves behind to cherish her memories: her loving husband, Dale Weese; son, Christopher "Chris" Weese; her beloved dog, Buster; two brothers, Jimmy and Wayne Effner; brother and sisters-in law, Don and Celeste Weesem and Doug and Martha Weese; the many family members, the special people that called her "Aunt," the many friends that she touched and will be greatly missed by her Johnson Printing family.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at First Baptist Church, Second Avenue,Hopewell, Va. The funeral service will be private.