Melody DeAnn Adkins, 28 of Hillsboro, passed away November 24, 2012 at OSU Hospital with her mother, brother, sisters and other family members by her side. She was born March 1, 1984 in Georgetown, Ohio, the daughter of David and Nancy Prater Adkins. Melody attended Hillsboro High School where she played softball and basketball. She also was on the cheerleading squad in Junior High. Melody enjoyed spending time with her Grandma Opal. She also liked to go dancing with her friends. She was fortunate to hsare a close friendship with Shannon Tankersley through the years. Such a friend is not easily found and the family is grateful to Shannon. On October 30, 2000 Melody's daughter, Destiny Marie Bender was born. Over the years Melody took care of her daughter with the help of her father, mother, brother and sisters. Survived by her daughter, Destiny Marie Bender; mother Nancy Adkins; sisters, Connie (Carl) Storms and Tanya (Joe) Jenkins; brother Shawn (Cassie) Adkins; nephews, Ethan, Gabriel, and Samuel Adkins, and Kevin and Brian Jenkins; one niece Caitlin Adkins; and numerous aunts & uncles. She is preceded indeath by her father, David Adkins; fraternal grandparents Lenville D. & Opal Adkins; maternal Grandparents Bill and Janice Prater; a special Uncle Michael Adkins; and favorite cousin Nicky Adkins.
Funeral Services will be held at the same time of her father's funeral at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at the Turner & Son Funeral Home, Hillsboro.
Burial will follow in the Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Visitation: will also be held with her father on Monday, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
For more information, or to sign the on-line register, please visit www.turnerfuneralhomes.cc