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Melissa Gayle Durham

January 24, 1965 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 59) 59 Years Old

Melissa Durham Obituary

           Melissa Gayle Durham, of Greensburg, the daughter of Kathlene Riehl and the late James Arthur Jackson was born January 24, 1965 in Galveston, Texas and departed this life on Tuesday, February 7, 2024 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was 59 years of age.

          She was a former employee of Druthers and was of the Pentecostal Faith.

          Melissa enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

          Besides her father, she was preceded in death by a sister: Lisa McFarland and Doreen Durham, whom she called “Mom”.

          Survivors include her mother: Kathlene Riehl of Texas; three sons: Wendell Reynolds and wife Bobbie of Greensburg, James Reynolds and Christopher Reynolds, both of Campbellsville; two brothers: David Jackson and Steven Giles, both of Texas.

          Also surviving are ten grandchildren, including Zeb, that she helped raise; five great-grandchildren; special friends: Tonya Powell and Steve McCarty and a sister-in-law: Jennifer Lawson and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family chose cremation and a public memorial service will be held in the near future.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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