Melissa Dawn Nance 1968-2017

Melissa Dawn Nance, 48, of Flatwoods, KY passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 at her residence.

Ms. Nance was born on September 30, 1968 in Ashland, KY; a daughter of Lorraine Maust Morrison and the late Charles Edward "Pee-Wee" Nance.

Ms. Nance graduated from Russell High School in 1986, and earned her bachelor degree in sociology from Ohio University Southern Campus.  She was a twenty two year transplant survivor.  She was also, the Queen of bargaining, which is why she loved flea marketing. She enjoyed music of the heavy metal genre.

In addition to her mother, Melissa is survived by a brother, Jay (Ursula) Nance of Greenup, KY; two sisters: Sherry (Scott) Wilburn of Worthington, KY, and Kathy (Jeremy) Akers of Raceland, KY, four nieces, two nephews, and a step-father, Samuel Morrison.

A memorial service will held at 6 PM or 7:30 PM on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Shawnee Church of God in Flatwoods, KY with Pastor Jim Stamper officiating.  Burial will be at Bentley Cemetery in Carter County, KY.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to: Comprehensive Transplant Center at OSU Medical Center, 300 West 10th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210.

Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY has been entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at

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