Melissa R. Starrett, 43, of Brighton, passed away at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her family while under the care of BJC Hospice.
She was born Sept. 7, 1972, in Muncie, Ind., the daughter of Henry and Pam (Murphy) Starrett. Survivors include her father and stepmother, Henry and Cindy Starrett of Robbins, Tenn.; her mother, Pam Seagraves of Muncie, Ind.; daughters, Brittany Kidd of Muncie, Ind., Jessica Tunnell of Brighton, and Justus Tunnell of Brighton; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Ray and April Starrett of Brighton and Henry Starrett of South Bend, Ind.; a stepsister and her husband, Becky and Jeremy Champ of Hartford City, Ind.; and nephews and nieces, Andrew, Aaron, Derrik, Grace, Candace and Kelsi.
Melissa was formerly employed at Fed Ex as a shuttle bus driver.
In accordance with her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.
Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com.
Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.