|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1980|
|Death: ||May 8, 2008|
A celebration of life service for Melissa Elaine Majors, 27, Tyler, will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2008, at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Stuart Baskin and Rev. Pam Leach officiating. A private burial will be held prior to the memorial service at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home in Tyler.
A lifelong resident of Tyler, Miss Majors went to meet her Lord on May 8, 2008. She was a product of the Tyler Catholic School System and Tyler Independent School District. After graduating from high school in Tyler, she finished the real estate course work at Tyler Junior College and was currently working toward her LCDC license.
She loved to work with children, teaching preschool Sunday school at First Presbyterian and has volunteered at a United Way organization,ADAPT (Academic Development and Adolescent Program of Tyler), and the historic Bonner-Whitaker-McClendon House, childhood home of Washington correspondent Sarah McClendon. She served as a Lady-In-Waiting in the Texas Rose Festival and was a Symphonette in the Junior Symphony League. She lovingly helped care for her grandparents and she loved to cook and travel and just have fun with friends, many from early childhood.
Melissa was prededed in death by her grandmother, Helen Layton and her uncles, William Loftin and Glenn Jenkins. She is survived by a loving family including her parents Gregory and Janet Majors; two brothers, Chuck Jones and Gabriel Majors; a sister, Scarlette Boseley and husband Phil, grandparents S. A. and Dorothy Lewis, special friend Timothy Mims, and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ADAPT, 1203 North Broadway Ave., Tyler, Texas 75702, or First Presbyterian Church, 230 Rusk Street, Tyler, Texas 75701.
Source: Published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph on 5/10/2008.
Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery
Maintained by: Janet Majors
Originally Created by: Olin E. Hartley
Record added: May 10, 2008
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