Melissa Lee Kirkham

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Melissa Lee Kirkham, 48, of Bainbridge, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016.

Born Jan. 29, 1968 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of James H. and Nina (Allen) Shrout.

Melissa was a 1986 graduate of North Putnam High School. She received a bachelor's degree in social work from IUPUI.

Melissa was a stewardship coordinator for 15 years with DePauw University.

She was a member of Lifespring Church.

She is survived by her son, Jacob Kirkham and companion, Ciara Cope; her parents, Jim and Nina Shrout; brother David Shrout and wife, Mendy; and nephews Thomps and Clay Shrout.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 8 at the Lifespring Church, 1700 W. U.S. 36, Bainbridge, IN 46105, with interment to follow at Bainbridge Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at Lifespring Church.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Melissa to the Lifespring Church.

Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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