Melody A. Brown, 66, Brookfield, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe. Visitation will begin at noon Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the funeral home with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe.
Memorial to the Melody A. Brown Memorial Fund may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com.
Melody was born January 10, 1947, in Tonkawa, Okla., daughter of James and Phyllis (Duncan) Mock. She was united in marriage to Raymond Brown on September 9, 1966, in Tonkawa, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on September 17, 2012.
She was a graduate of Tonkawa High School.
Survivors include one son, David Brown of Germany; one daughter, Opal Cherokee Kate Brown and husband Bryant McCracken of Brookfield, Missouri; six grandchildren, Jennifer, Jessica, Vanessa, B.J., Bailey, and Brianna; and four great grandchildren, Dameon, Ashton, Alexis, and Xander. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband Raymond.