Shannon Rufe Snow Drive Funeral Chapel

6001 Rufe Snow Drive, Fort Worth, TX


Melissa Kay Laffoon

April 28, 1986October 10, 2019

Melissa Kay Laffoon, 33, passed away on October 10, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas.

She was born on April 28, 1986 to parents, Michael and Cheryl Bratcher in Galesburg, Illinois. Missy, as she was often known, was kind and caring. Her contagious smile and kindness will be remembered by many. Beloved daughter, wife, mother, and friend will be dearly missed by those blessed to have shared in her life journey.

A visitation will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm at Shannon Rufe Snow Funeral Chapel. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00p.m. on Saturday, on October 19, 2019 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 2049 Willis Ln., Keller, Texas, 76248.

Missy is survived by her husband of 14 years, Eric Laffoon; their children, Layla, Emmylou, and William Laffoon; parents, Michael and Cheryl Bratcher; siblings, Sonna, Tracy, Brad, Bridget, and Jamie; paternal grandparents, Gene and Helen Bratcher; in-laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and numerous other relatives and friends.


  • Eric Laffoon, Husband
  • Layla Laffoon, Daughter
  • Emmylou Laffoon, Daughter
  • William Laffoon, Son
  • Michael and wife, Cheryl Bratcher, Parents
  • Gene and wife, Helen Bratcher, Paternal Grandparents
  • Siblings, Sonna, Tracy, Brad, Bridget, and Jamie; in-laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and numerous other relatives and many friends.


  • Visitation Friday, October 18, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 19, 2019


Melissa Kay Laffoon

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Georgia Giovenco

October 17, 2019

There are no words I can. Say to help heal your pain, I pray that Jehovah give you the strength you need to endure this unruly pain, she will always be with you in thought 💭 losing a child is the ultimate lost , I lost my daughter Georgette 21 years ago on October 27 1998 and it seems like yesterday, truly she will be missed , my heart is truly broken for all your family, please if you need anything. Please let me know. If it is within my power. I want to help in any way, with Christian love ❤️ Sister Georgia Giovenco


October 17, 2019

I can not possibly imagine what you feel right now, let me know if there is anything I can do to ease your pain at this difficult period. May God bless and comfort you and your family; please accept my sincere condolences.

Bunny Olivier

October 14, 2019

What a great loss to everyone who knows her. My heart goes out especially to the kids then Eric and her family. May Jehovah continue to be with all of you until you welcome her back. My love to all.


October 14, 2019

My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. I will surely miss her presence; she was a lovable and kind person.

Jon, Sol & Jaz Duree

October 14, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids in your time of grief. Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.

Chris Hart

October 12, 2019

I will hold many great memories with Missy in my heart. Her contagious smile, I will never forget. Sending my deepest condolences to the whole Bratcher and Laffoon family❤️