Melissa Gillum

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Melissa A. Gillum
WINDSOR—Melissa Ann Gillum, 28, a special angel of God, who touched many lives and brought them laughter, smiles and happiness, was taken by our Lord on Oct. 2, 2008.
She is now spreading her joy and happiness in heaven with our Lord God.
She was born in Portsmouth.
Survivors include her mother, Robyn M. Fury and mother’s boyfriend, Norwood “Daddy Norwood” Asbell of Windsor; father, Bruce D. Gilllum and wife Michelle of Cleveland, Ohio; sisters, Dawn Marie Gillum and boyfriend Fernando Dirtion of Suffolk, Christina Lynn Gillum and fiancé Tommy Asbell of Ivor; half brothers, Tulley Gillum and Jack Gillum, both of Cleveland; grandmothers, Patricia C. Favero of Virginia Beach and Phyllis Gentry of Cincinnati, Ohio; niece, Neviah Dirtion, nephew, Thomas Asbell, aunts and uncles, Terry and Randall Young of Norfolk and Mary Daniels of Orlando, Fla.; cousins, Eddie and Heather LaTona of Medina, Ohio; and many other cousins and adopted family.
Her last unselfish act on this earth was to be a Life Net donor.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 3 p.m. in the R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory by the Rev. Basil Ballard.
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