PRINCETON—Melissa Leah Munford Walker, 63, formerly of Princeton passed away in her home in Manchester, Mo., Aug. 27, 2012, after a long struggle with cancer.
Melissa was born to James and
Soon after, the Munfords moved to
In her spare time, Melissa
loved traveling with a few close friends to places as far as
Melissa had a passion for knowledge and history and was a member in good standing in many organizations throughout her life, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Atlantic Guard in Washington, D.C, Daughters of the Union Veterans, Daughters of the War of 1812 to name a few. Melissa enjoyed participating in Civil War reenactments, especially with her brother Jim and his wife Mary. She was considered a leader in pursuing her historical hobbies and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include two
brothers; James R. Munford Jr. and his wife Mary of New Albany, Carl A. Munford
and wife Linda of Columbus, Neb.; a sister, Elizabeth E. Munford of
She was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Carl and Mable Wilke, paternal grandparents, Roderick and Mildred Munford, parents James and Patricia Munford, niece Jennifer Lynn Munford and great nephew, Isaac Paul Valentine.
A memorial service will be
held at on
Visitation will be from until service time on Saturday at the funeral
home. Private graveside service will be at