Melody A. Samons

Location - Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, Van Buren, Indiana | Posted - Saturday 01 July 2017 - 11:04:07

Melody A. Samons, 64, of Van Buren, IN, passed away at 11:34 AM on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Marion General Hospital in Marion, IN.  She was born on Wednesday, March 18, 1953, in Marion.  She married Willard Samons on Saturday, February 14, 1987 in Marion.  Melody was a 1971 graduate of Marion High School. She worked for 30 years at the Time Out Tavern in Van Buren. She loved traveling, her dogs Snoop and Shelby Lynn, and especially spending time with her grandkids.


Survivors include: Husband - Willard Samons, Van Buren, IN, Mother - Joan Abernathy, Marion, IN, Sons - Danny E. (Heather) Wetherington, Van Buren, IN, Kevin C. (Wendy) Wetherington, Van Buren, IN, Grandchildren - Hallie Wetherington, Logan Wetherington, Olyvia Wetherington, Bryce (Samantha) Forth and Taylor Forth, Great Grandchilren - Brayden Forth and Sophia Forth, Sister – Malinda (Terry) Hancock, Marion, IN and Brother - Robert Abernathy, Marion, IN.


She was preceded in death by her: Father - Willard Hooton and Sister - Melissa Litchfield.


Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home 201 N Main Street Van Buren on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.


A service to celebrate Melody’s life will be at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home at 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 6, 2017; viewing will be held one hour before the service.  Dr. Tom Mansbarger will be officiating and burial will follow in the Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren.


Preferred memorials:  Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 South Meridian St.  Suite 200 Indianapolis,  IN  46204                           


Arrangements are being handled by Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren.


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