OBITUARY

Melanie Louise Sharp

July 29, 1955December 6, 2018
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Melanie Louise Sharp, 63, of Springfield, passed away on December 6, 2018 at her residence. She was born on July 29, 1955 in Hannibal, Missouri to Earl Franklin and Dorothy Mueller Wilson.

Melanie Sharp is survived by three sisters: Mary Linda (Nate) Frazee and Melissa (Larry) Creech both of Hannibal, MO., and Marian (Jim) Bent of Camp Point, Illinois, six nieces and nephews: Nathan E. Frazee of Hannibal, MO., Natalie (Nick) Nedza of Cedar Rapids, IA., Shane (Mary Jo) Creech of Columbia, MO., Cara (Brice) Baumgardner of Hannibal, MO., Kyle Bent of Claremore, OK., and Blake Bent of Greenville, S.C., eight great-nieces and nephews, two great-great nieces, numerous cousins and her precious cat Babbs.

Melanie graduated from Hannibal High School in 1973 and worked in Virden and Jacksonville before joining Green Family Stores where she served as the office manager for over twenty years. She was very close with her Green co-workers and considered them, and her boss, Todd Green, family. Melanie was an avid sports fan cheering on the Broncos and the Cardinals and she enjoyed attending her nephews sporting events. She was known for hosting many pool parties for her neighbors, friends and family. She enjoyed taking many trips to Florida and family vacations at the Lake of the Ozarks. Melanie loved the sun, the ocean and the beach and some of her most cherished memories were from her monthly “sister” weekends. During Melanie’s illness she had an amazing group of friends and co-workers whose love and support were nothing short of phenomenal. Thanks to the nurses and CNA’s who provided twenty-four hour care and to Memorial Hospice. Her family will be forever grateful.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday December 12, 2018 at Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 Koke Mill Road and a graveside service will follow at 1:00pm at Grand View Cemetery in Hannibal, Missouri. The family will greet friends on Tuesday December 11, from 4:00pm-7:00pm at Bisch West. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischfuneralhomewest.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Mary Linda (Nate) Frazee, Sister
  • Melissa (Larry) Creech, Sister
  • Marian (Jim) Bent, Sister
  • DONATIONS

  • American Cancer Society

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, December 11, 2018
  • Funeral Wednesday, December 12, 2018
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, December 12, 2018
REMEMBERING

Melanie Louise Sharp

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Dianne Hacker

December 10, 2018

Mel's sisters,
I've been thinking of you every day. I saw the love you have for Mel, it is so special. Cherish all the great memories.
God Bless,
Dianne

Keith Dykstra

December 6, 2018

Thinking of all of you on this sad day. Mel had a loving and caring heart for all of you. I am truly grateful for being able to meet her and all of you. Rest in Peace Mel.

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Biography

Melanie Louise Sharp, 63, of Springfield, passed away on December 6, 2018 at her residence. She was born on July 29, 1955 in Hannibal, Missouri to Earl Franklin and Dorothy Mueller Wilson.

Melanie Sharp is survived by three sisters: Mary Linda (Nate) Frazee and Melissa (Larry) Creech both of Hannibal, MO., and Marian (Jim) Bent of Camp Point, Illinois, six nieces and nephews: Nathan E. Frazee of Hannibal, MO., Natalie (Nick) Nedza of Cedar Rapids, IA., Shane (Mary Jo) Creech of Columbia, MO., Cara (Brice) Baumgardner of Hannibal, MO., Kyle Bent of Claremore, OK., and Blake Bent of Greenville, S.C., eight great-nieces and nephews, two great-great nieces, numerous cousins and her precious cat Babbs.

Melanie graduated from Hannibal High School in 1973 and worked in Virden and Jacksonville before joining Green Family Stores where she served as the office manager for over twenty years. She was very close with her Green co-workers and considered them, and her boss, Todd Green, family. Melanie was an avid sports fan cheering on the Broncos and the Cardinals and she enjoyed attending her nephews sporting events. She was known for hosting many pool parties for her neighbors, friends and family. She enjoyed taking many trips to Florida and family vacations at the Lake of the Ozarks. Melanie loved the sun, the ocean and the beach and some of her most cherished memories were from her monthly “sister” weekends.
During Melanie’s illness she had an amazing group of friends and co-workers whose love and support were nothing short of phenomenal. Thanks to the nurses and CNA’s who provided twenty-four hour care and to Memorial Hospice. Her family will be forever grateful.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday December 12, 2018 at Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 Koke Mill Road and a graveside service will follow at 1:00pm at Grand View Cemetery in Hannibal, Missouri. The family will greet friends on Tuesday December 11, from 4:00pm-7:00pm at Bisch West. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischfuneralhomewest.com.