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Laura Mae Melton, 81 – Passed September 20, 2018

Laura Mae (Geisler) Melton, 81, from Cabool, Missouri, passed away on September 20, 2018. Visitation will be at First Assembly of God Church Columbia, Missouri, at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2018, with a celebration of life following at 11:00 a.m. and burial at Memorial Park.

Laura was born on January 23, 1937 to Andrew and Ruth Geisler.

On August 9, 1957, she married Bobby Junior Melton, who preceded her in death on May 3, 2005. Laura enjoyed being a homemaker and spending time with her family. She loved the adventure of traveling and was always up for a road trip. Laura was a passionate follower of Jesus Christ who loved serving in her church.

Survivors include her daughters, Sherry Melton of Columbia, Missouri, and Tricia Knox (Michael) of Columbus, Indiana; grandsons Aaron Knox (Grace), Ryan Knox, and Justin Knox, and great-granddaughter Nora, all of Indiana; brother Terry Geisler (Rosemary) and sister Sue Riley of Columbia.

In addition to her husband Bob, Laura was preceded in death by parents Andrew and Ruth Geisler, brothers Ronald and Jerrell, nephew Drew, and many beloved aunts, uncles and cousins.