Melissa A. Wilcox
Billow Funeral Home employee
Melissa Ann (Burton) Wilcox, 36, of Streetsboro, died Sept. 17, 2013.
She was born and raised in Ravenna as the daughter of Larry and Debbie (Smith) Burton.
Mrs. Wilcox graduated from Ravenna High School, then went on to attend Mount Union College, Kent State University and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in hopes of becoming a funeral home director to help families through their time of grief, which she loved to do. She was employed for the last eight years at Billow Funeral Home.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wilcox is survived by husband Michael; children Jake and Ella; brother and sister-in-law, Kyle and Danielle Burton; niece and nephew Mikhaila and Porter Burton; her grandmother; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends.
A funeral service was Sept. 23 at Community Bible Church in Rootstown with the Rev.s Ron Lanum and Jason Moore officiating. Interment was at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ravenna. Funeral arrangements were handled by Billow Funeral Home, Fairlawn Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Jake and Ella Fund at any Huntington Bank.