Melodie Hope Jones

Melodie Hope Jones, age 20, of Milano, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017, near Gause.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, in the Milano High School Gymnasium, 600 North 6th Street in Milano, with burial to follow in the Milano Cemetery in Milano. Visitation will be Thursday evening, July 20, from 6-8 p.m., at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

Melodie was born to Jeffery Steven and Jimann (Peed) Jones on July 30, 1996. She was a recent 2015 Graduate of Milano High School and was pursuing her dream of becoming a nurse at Blinn College. She loved life and she loved people. She always believed the best in everyone she met. She loved her family, friends, and especially her cat, Zoey. She was dedicated in the Milano First Baptist Church and later baptized in the Somerville Lake as a young lady. She always chose God first in her life and prayer was very important to her.

She is survived by her parents, Jeff and Jimann Jones of Milano; sister and brother-in-law, Madeline Jones Moreno and Michael Moreno of Deanville; her niece and two nephews, Harper, Gavin, and Thomas Moreno; the love of her life, Travis Gage; her grandparents, Steve and Becky Jones of Gause, and Jim and Jeanette Peed of Deanville; great-grandmother, Evelyn McDonald of Milano; great-grandfather, Walter Schumacher of Deanville; as well as numerous dear and loved aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandmother in March of this year, Vivian Emma Schumacher of Deanville; and joined in death by her beloved cat, Zoey.

Her favorite Bible Verse was Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things thru Christ whom strengthens me.”

Memorial Fund donations can be made to Citizens State Bank, 201 Buck Street, Caldwell, Texas 77836. Contact Debra Hildebrand.