Melissa Grace Phelps

Melissa Grace Phelps of Columbia died Friday, May 6, 2011. She was 39.

Ms. Phelps was born Dec. 26, 1971. She was raised in Bentonville, Ark., and moved to Columbia in 1997.

She was a member of Parkade Baptist Church in Columbia.

Ms. Phelps is survived by her mother and stepfather, Jennie and Greg Lowery; her father and stepmother, Lonnie and Karen Phelps; her biological father, Kenneth Brown; a grandmother, Grace Brown; a brother, Jason Phelps; a sister, Marci Romero; a nephew Blade Harmon; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2011, at the Parker Funeral Service Chapel, 22 N. Tenth St. Services will follow at 7 p.m.

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