55, lost her battle with cancer at 10:30 p.m., Thursday, March 28, 2013 at her home in Newcomerstown. Born June 6, 1957 in Coshocton, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Woodrow and Frances Eileen (Everhart) Smith. She had attended Stark State College and had been employed at Riverside Manor Nursing Home before becoming disabled.
Melodie will truly be missed by her two daughters. Mary (David) Goslin of Newcomerstown, Martha (Valentin) Tolentino of Baltic; a son, Don (Jodi) Stevens of Cambridge; 11 grandchildren; a sister, Sharna (Don) McCune of Newcomerstown; several nieces, nephews and many friends. In addition to her parents, Melodie was preceded in death by an infant brother ,Jon Smith.
Calling hours will be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the Free Funeral Home in Coshocton followed by a funeral service at 6 p.m. Tuesday, with David Wylie officiating. Memoriums may be made to the Melodie Stevens Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 961, Coshocton, OH 43812. Envelopes are available at the Free Funeral Home. An online guestbook may be signed at www.timesreporter.com.
Published in The Times Reporter on Mar. 31, 2013