Melissa Sharon Saunders

August 1, 1953August 24, 2018

Melissa “Peep” Sharon Saunders of Rolling Hills, Pineville, WV passed away unexpectantly but peacefully in her sleep on August 24, 2018. She was born August 1, 1953 in Beckley, WV and raised in Ury “Cooktown” WV, which was a place that remained dear to her heart. She graduated from Pineville High School in 1971 and continued on to obtain her nursing degree while raising two small children. She loved her family deeply, enjoyed dancing and was an avid bowler in her younger years. Melissa was preceded in death by her father, John “Chucky” Byron Cook and sister, Kathy Blevins. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 48 years, Ralph Douglas Saunders; her mother, Freda Mae Feamster; her sister, Kimberly Jo Cook-Petitt; brother, David Shane Cook; her two children, Rachel and John Saunders, and her three grandchildren, Caitlyn, Kylee and Garrett Saunders, and her little buddy “Levi” the family dog.


Melissa Sharon Saunders

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Susan Fitch-Hosch

August 31, 2018

I grew up in Rolling Hills. I used to babysit for her for Rachel & Johnboy. Keeping family in our prayers.

Michael Cline

August 30, 2018

Melissa was a great woman and aa better friend to me and my mom. Knowed Melissa for many years and this is such a sad loss. I willl be praying for the family in the days and weeks to come.

Sharon and Shashi Bhavsar

August 29, 2018

Melissa was my friend, she was always smiling. She was always kind to me. I haven't seen her in a while, but was always praying and thinking of her. I will never forget you Mo. God Speed and cradle you and your family in the palm of his hands. Love you Sharon .