Laura Elizabeth Melling

Born in New York, NY on March 2, 1947

Departed on May 25, 2016 and resided in Spring Hill, Tennessee

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Laura Melling of Spring Hill, Tennessee, died Wednesday, May 25 at NHC Franklin; she was 69 years old.
Mrs. Melling, preceded in death by her husband Charles Wesley Phy Melling and her parents William and Elizabeth Fedorka McGuinness; is survived by her brothers Terence and William McGuinness; and children Ashley Green (Daniel), Stacey Melling, and Andrew Melling (Aimee); and grandchildren Charlotte and Clara Green, Ian and Mia Christensen, and Brennan and Conner Melling.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 on Sunday, 5/29 in The Barn at Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood (1210 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027).

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Both Hands (https://bothhands.org). Both Hands is a Nashville-based ministry whose mission is to fulfill James 1:27 by serving orphans, widows, and Christian adoptive families.

5 Comments to Laura Elizabeth Melling

  1. Linda
    May 26, 2016 10:23 pm

    Laura was special. She bloomed in all seasons and increasingly reflected the light she saw from the Lord. It is good that I can think of Wes and she together now. They were both a step ahead of the placid countryside of Tennessee, and seemed to enjoy the slower pace of the mid-south. I am so grateful to know that she had wonderful saints around her these past few years . She is one we will all seek out to find and see what a beautiful spot she has found in His heaven.

  2. Steve
    June 6, 2016 7:54 pm

    Laura was a kind and gentle soul with an enormous artist gift. She loved her family above all. So honored that we were friends.

  3. David Fox
    July 29, 2016 3:52 pm

    Laura was an old friend and co-worker from Digital in New Hampshire. She and Wes were my mentors as I had just started with Digital Equipment Corp. after college. She was an amazing person and good friend. I’m sorry and very sad that I didn’t get to see her before she died. I just emailed her not to long ago too. 🙁

    My condolences to the family. She and Wes were amazing people and I’m glad that they were a part of my life for a while.

  4. Lou Greer
    July 29, 2016 5:45 pm

    Wes and I met at Time Incorporated in 1961, and stayed close through 1993 when my attachment to Digital Equipment ended. I was privileged to to take part in his wedding with Laura. I knew Stacey in her early years, but never had the opportunity to know Ashley. I would enjoy sharing fun stories with you, should you be interested. My deepest condolences. A lot of us owe a great deal to both Wes and Laura.

  5. Aslan
    September 7, 2016 1:34 pm

    This has made my day. I wish all potisngs were this good.

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