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Obituary of Marsha Dianne Melanson
Marsha Dianne Butler Melanson of Moore Haven, FL was born on November 4, 1965, in Winter Haven, FL. She went home to be with the Lord on March 11, 2023, after a courageous 3-year battle with Leukemia. She was surrounded by her family and friends.
Marsha served her community for over 35 years as a devoted 911 Dispatcher, Communications Officer. She began her career at the South Bay Police Department and served with Clewiston Police Department, Hendry County Sheriff’s Department, and finally 22 years with the Glades County Sheriff’s Department.
Marsha is preceded in death by her parents Carl and Gladys Clayton, and Harry Butler. Her brother-in-law Kenneth Bellew and sister-in-law Tracey Anderson.
She is survived by her two sons Jimmy Melanson of Moore Haven, FL, and Tommy (Lexi) Melanson of West Palm Beach, FL. Sisters - Carla Bellew of Tellico Plains, TN, and Phyllis (Tony) McIntosh of Davenport, FL. Brother - Stephen Anderson of Moore Haven, FL. Nephews - Justin (Raychelle) Anderson of Moore Haven, FL and Kenny (Hannah) Bellew of Tellico Plains, TN. Nieces - Tina (Barry) Blevins of Clewiston, FL and Nicole Anderson of Boca Raton, FL. 5 Great Nephews and 3 Great Nieces. Her best friend of more than 30 years, Lisa Norwood.
Services will be held on Monday, March 20, 2023, at Akin Davis Funeral Home in Clewiston, FL with visitation at 10:00 AM and the service at 11:00 AM, followed by interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery. The family will host guests at Living Waters Fellowship, 600 Ave C, Moore Haven, FL 33471 immediately following interment.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers to make a donation in Marsha’s name to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or donate a pint of blood to OneBlood. You may also provide food to the reception services at Living Waters Fellowship.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Marsha Melanson, please visit Tribute Store