MELISSA KAY GRAVES, 48, died Dec. 29, 2017. She served with the U.S. Air Force as a munitions systems specialist and enjoyed reading. Predeceasing her were father Wilburn Gargus and brothers Russell Gargus, Darryl Gargus, and Bryan Gargus.
Surviving are mother Helon Jean Gargus; brother Chris Gargus; nephews Patrick (Amanda) Gargus, Bryan (Tabitha) Gargus, Josh (Jessica) Gargus, Shawn Gargus; nieces Laura Gargus, Amanda Renay Dawkins, Leann Ward, Jessica Wood; special friends Serena McBrayer, Lynn Franks.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 6 at Camellia Court Community Center. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directed.