Melissa Birdwell, 45, of Metropolis, died at 10:10 am Saturday, January 11, 2014, at her home in Metropolis. She was born June 30, 1968 in Metropolis. Melissa had worked the last fifteen years at the Residence Inn in Paducah. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband, James Birdwell of Metropolis; two daughters, Misty Crittendon of Hardin, Ky, Kayla Birdwell of Metropolis; one sister, Glenda Jett of Belknap; one brother, George Wood of Joppa; one brother, Timothy McHarry of Ullin; mother, Mary Wood of Ullin.
Preceded in death by her father, Arnold Wood.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 11:00 am, at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak. Rev. Steve Clarity will be officiating. Interment will follow at the Anderson Cemetery in Boaz. Visitation will be held from 5 till 8 pm Tuesday evening at the funeral home. To leave an on-line condolence for the family please visit our website at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com