Melodie Ruth Hale

Spencer- Ms.Melodie Ruth Hale, age 45, of Spencer passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, January 20, 2018 at her home.  She was born September 30, 1972 in Sparta to Hugh and Lillie Mae (Troglin) Hale.


She worked as a nurse at Raintree Manor and Generations Center of Spencer, and wherever she went, the room was filled with laughter.


In addition to her parents, Melodie is survived by her wife, Amanda Medley; step-daughter Savannah Medley; sister, Jacqueline Hale; nieces Desiree Dodson and Marina Hall; great niece Bella Dodson and Great nephew John Maverick Hall; and best friend Michelle Hitchcock.


There will be a funeral service Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM with Dr. Freddrick Harding officiating.  There will be a period of visitation with the family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Wednesday.


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Layne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.