Melissa Lynn Greathouse Obituary

June 20, 2017 Obituary

Melissa Lynn Greathouse, Braceville, Ohio - obit

BRACEVILLE, Ohio – Melissa Lynn Greathouse, age 47, of Braceville, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Newport News, Virginia while visiting family.

Melissa was born on September 13, 1969 in Richmond, Virginia, the daughter of Thomas Wayne and Betty Lou (Hensley) Christian.

She has resided in Braceville for the past 12 years.

Melissa married Garry “Buster” James Greathouse on June 10, 2004. Melissa and Garry recently celebrated 12 years of marriage.

Melissa was an LPN and an insurance agent for Nationwide Insurance Company.

She enjoyed writing poetry and was an avid collector of teddy bears and Elvis, Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind memorabilia.

Loving memories of Melissa will be carried on by her husband, Garry Greathouse of Braceville; daughters, Sheryle Williams of Virginia, Brianna Woolard of Newton Falls and Jerica Greathouse of Newton Falls; sons, Bradley Woolard of Newton Falls, Brandon Woolard of Newton Falls and Garry Greathouse, Jr. of California; brother, Wayne Christian of Virginia and four grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at James Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Melissa will be laid to rest at Braceville Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444. (330)872-5440. Family and friends may send condolences to her family at

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A television tribute will air Monday, June 26 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.