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Official Obituary of

Melissa Dawn Hodges

April 29, 1982 ~ February 13, 2024 (age 41) 41 Years Old

Melissa Dawn Hodges Obituary


Melissa Dawn Hodges, 41, of Whitman, WV, departed this life on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at Logan Regional Medical Center at Logan, WV.

She was born April 29, 1982, a daughter of the late Mary Catherine Davis Baisden.

In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her companion, David Spradling; two special aunts, Brenda Knight and Elizabeth Thompson; and one brother-in-law, Arvil Runyon.

Melissa had previously worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant, where she dedicated her life to the care and comfort of others. Her heart was truly at home, surrounded by her beloved grandbabies and her family. Her laughter and warmth were the centerpiece of countless family gatherings. In her spare time, Melissa could be found watching her favorite television shows, a pastime that brought her much joy. She will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Alexis Hodges (Isaiah Honeycutt) of Logan, WV; two grandbabies, Ellie and Eli Honeycutt both of Logan, WV; one sister, Tara Evans of Omar, WV; one brother, Michael (Rhonda) Baisden of North Carolina; two nieces, Kassondra Evans and Shana Cantrell both of Man, WV; two nephews, Kyle Evans of Chapmanville, WV, and Dakota Evans of Omar, WV; and one special cousin, Marie Hanshaw of Whitman, WV. Additionally, Melissa leaves behind a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Evans Funeral Home at Chapmanville, WV, with Rev. Bobby Adkins officiating.

In honor of Melissa's wishes, her remains will be cremated following the services.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Evans Funeral Home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services at Chapmanville, WV.


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February 17, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
334 Crawley Creek Rd.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

Funeral Service
February 17, 2024

1:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
334 Crawley Creek Rd.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

To honor her wishes, her remains will be cremated following the services.


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