Melanie K. Griffith, 35, Martinsville, passed away at 10:07 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.
She was born on Thursday, November 3, 1977 in Martinsville, Indiana, to Grant and Betty (Coyle) Griffith.
Melanie was a 1996 graduate of Martinsville High School. She received her B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University in 2004 and had just finished her paralegal certification from Ivy Tech.
She was an accomplished cupcake baker, enjoyed collecting "Boyd’s Bears", really loved to travel – especially to Disney World, and loved her little Yorkie – Missy Ann.
Survivors are her parents and aunt, Karen Whitehead and husband Bill of Bethlehem, Georgia.
She was preceded in death by her sister Sarah Griffith Bunton; grandparents, Robert Griffith, Loraine Griffith Greathouse, Sam Greathouse, John Coyle, and Marjorie Coyle.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at the Martinsville Church of The Firstborn, 2032 State Road 252, Martinsville, Indiana, 46151 with Bro. Max Piercefield and Bro. Shane Pilon officiating. Visitation will be at Costin Funeral Chapel on Monday, June 3, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday one hour prior to the funeral service.
Burial will be at Hilldale Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Indiana Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at 1261 West 86th Street, Suite E-2, Indianapolis, IN 46260, www.cff.org/GetInvolved/ManyWaysToGive/Donate/