Obituary: Melanie S. DeWitt, March 29, 1959 — Jan. 30, 2014 |

Obituary: Melanie S. DeWitt, March 29, 1959 — Jan. 30, 2014

Melanie S. DeWitt, 54 of Pahrump, Nev., died peacefully at home Jan. 30, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Survivors include her mother Linda Rowland, her son Jason Chavez, her daughter Amanda Maynes (all of Grand Junction); her sister Elizabeth Leonard of Pahrump, Nev., nine grandchildren, and Melissa and Dalton Brooks (also of Grand Junction).

She was preceded in death by her father, Norman L. Rowland.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, 11 a.m., at Orchard Mesa Baptist Church, 2748 B 1/2 Road, in Grand Junction.

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