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“Missy I will miss you and all the monents we had together. i love you girl ”
1 of 56 | Posted by: Wayne Click - Bourbon, IN

“Missy you will always be in my memories some of the best times in going to high school was with her.. and seeing her big smile coming down the hall...Read More »
2 of 56 | Posted by: Roy Blakeman - KY

“I didn't know missy very well but i did tell her every time i seen her at the gas station that i was going to steel her long pretty hair! She was so...Read More »
3 of 56 | Posted by: Britney - roann, IN

“I met Missy at Stamping Ground Elementary when our kids were younger. As a substitute teacher, I had both of her sons in class, Ryan more often than...Read More »
4 of 56 | Posted by: Sheila Hensley - Stamping Ground, KY

“Tammy and I both went to school with Missy I grew up with Missy lol played alot of (kick the can) with the gang . We will miss her alot knowing we...Read More »
5 of 56 | Posted by: Mike and Tammy Ward - Paintsville, KY

“Brenda my heart goes out to you and your family. Words cannot tell you how sorry I am. I will be praying for you.... ”
6 of 56 | Posted by: Tharon Bentley Sluss - wabash, IN

“Would like to tell the family how sorry I am to hear this news. Growing up with Missy's brother as a best friend she was like a little sister to me....Read More »
7 of 56 | Posted by: Dave Bowling - KY

“To the family of Melissa and Brandon, I did not know Melissa personally but always enjoyed talking with her at Todd's Corner. I would always ask...Read More »
8 of 56 | Posted by: Janet Quillen - Wabash, IN

“You will sure be missed in this world and I know that you will forever be loved... ”
9 of 56 | Posted by: Tammie DeLong Barker - Van Lear, KY

“Missy OMG....Im going to miss you so much. You were a great friend and always gave me a hug when I came in store. The world lost a wonderful woman...Read More »
10 of 56 | Posted by: heather cannon - stamping ground, KY

“ROGER ,BRENDA, & FAMILY , MY THOUGHTS & PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. NANCY(SUTTON) WHITENER ”
11 of 56 | Posted by: Nancy Whitener - Wabash, IN

“Brenda and Roger , Words can never express how sorry we were to hear about your beautiful daughter and grandson. I hope it will be some small comfort...Read More »
12 of 56 | Posted by: Winona and Troy Trusty - Wabash, IN

“Its been forever since Ive seen you or your children and I miss those times.God wanted you and brandon for a reason and we all know You all will be...Read More »
13 of 56 | Posted by: Brittany Bentley - pikeville, KY

“Missy's family-I had only gotten to know Missy here recently,but it seemed like we had been friends forever. Missy had a GREAT personality, & was a...Read More »
14 of 56 | Posted by: Janelle Foust - Roann, IN

“We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 56 | Posted by: Tim & Tena Burke - Pikeville, KY

“So sorry for your loss. ”
16 of 56 | Posted by: Tina Nettrouer - Roann, IN

“so sorry ”
17 of 56 | Posted by: mary kirby - pikeville, KY

“Melissa was such a friendly, nice person with a beautiful smile. My heart goes out to her family. R.I.P. Melissa and Brandon. ”
18 of 56 | Posted by: Amanda Hensley - Stamping Ground, KY

“Roger,Brenda,and Ryan, We are so sorry to hear of your loss.May God be with you during your time of sorrow,and beyond.Words can't express how sorry...Read More »
19 of 56 | Posted by: Albert& Joyce Dollarhide - KY

“Melissa you with your beautiful smile is missed very much in Stamping Ground Ky. R.I.P ”
20 of 56 | Posted by: Loretta Wilhoite - KY

“So sorry keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers ”
21 of 56 | Posted by: Bobby Collins - Paintsville, KY

“Missy--we have known each other and been friends since we were 5 years old. I have alot of dear and funny memories about us together and I will...Read More »
22 of 56 | Posted by: Lisa Jones - Wabash, IN

“I do not know what to say because no words can express the sadness that I feel in my heart at the loss of sweet Missy and her darling son Brandon. I...Read More »
23 of 56 | Posted by: Loretta Wright Young - Pikeville, KY

“Our Condolences to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers ”
24 of 56 | Posted by: David and Susan Richardson & family - IN

“I never got the chance to meet You. Your family means the world to me. Your brother is one of the greatest people that I can call a freind, and I am...Read More »
25 of 56 | Posted by: Roger necessary - Jacksonville, FL

“Roger & Brenda Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. Doug & Teresa Smith ”
26 of 56 | Posted by: Teresa Smith - Wabash, IN

“You will be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
27 of 56 | Posted by: Robert & Janet Townsend and Mildred Townsend Taff - IN

“Roger and Brenda, words cannot express how sorry we are for your loss. ”
28 of 56 | Posted by: Dale & Rhonda Kirby - Wabash, IN

“Your life was full of loving deeds, Forever thoughtful of our special needs, Today and tomorrow, my whole life through, I will always love and...Read More »
29 of 56 | Posted by: Angie Ferguson - North Msnchester, IN

“My heart breaks for you all. May God Bless you and help you get thru this terrible tragedy. ”
30 of 56 | Posted by: Jackie Elswick - Pikeville, KY

“Deepest sympathies. Pearly Tackett ”
31 of 56 | Posted by: Georgianna Ray - Pikeville, IN

“I have known Missy (and Brandon)for the last 17 years. She was fun and funny and I will miss her very much. ”
32 of 56 | Posted by: Lee Gray Gillis - Stamping Ground, KY

“We are so sorry to hear about our cousin Missy! Kenny Justice and myself are cousins of Chad Thornsbury. Both Kenny and I have very fond memories of...Read More »
33 of 56 | Posted by: Kristin Lindsey & Kenneth Justice - OH

“so sorry to hear of this tradgect accident,I didnt know Missy personally but had spoke with her a few times at Todd's Corner an she seemed like such...Read More »
34 of 56 | Posted by: Cara McCollister - Roann, IN

“Words cannot express how sorry i am. May God bless you and lift you up during this time. ”
35 of 56 | Posted by: Sis. Brenda Burke - Virgie, KY

“We are so sorry for your tremendous loss. Missy was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. You are in our Prayers. Georgianna Ray, Sarah...Read More »
36 of 56 | Posted by: Georgianna Ray - Pikeville, KY

“Gods plans for Missy will go far beyond this life. Our staff at the Bradley's IGA store send love and prayers. ”
37 of 56 | Posted by: Missy Bradley - Georgetown, KY

“Bill & I Met Missy while she was working at Todd's she always was very friendly and we enjoyed talking with her each time we went in there. May God...Read More »
38 of 56 | Posted by: Cathy & Bill Lyons - Roann, IN

“We live across from Missy's house when she lived in St. Ground. Everytime I look over my heart is so heavy remembering all of them outside and Missy...Read More »
39 of 56 | Posted by: Gene and Joanna Thompson - KY

“Many happy memories will be in my heart forever because of Missy. May you Rest with Jesus my friend. ”
40 of 56 | Posted by: Jen Barret - Stamping Ground, KY

“Although I have never met Melissa, I have heard a lot of great things about her and how pleasant she was to be around. May God Bless the friends and...Read More »
41 of 56 | Posted by: Abby West - Roann, IN

“My heart is hurting so bad for lives the was take in a instant. Please Lord Jesus help those that need you Please Pray for those who loss one of...Read More »
42 of 56 | Posted by: Goober - huntington, IN

“Although we do not know Melissa or the family, please know that you are in our prayers. ”
43 of 56 | Posted by: James, Krista & Paige Nelson - IN

“I've know Missy for years. Ryan and Rhett have been friends since SG Elementary and one of the sweetest kids we have ever come to know. I am sick...Read More »
44 of 56 | Posted by: Amber Tarpley - Columbus, IN

“Roger~Brenda~and extended Families. AS I SIT HERE AND TRY TO THINK OF WHAT TO SAY.. MY EYES FILL WITH TEARS AND MY HEART WITH PAIN. PLEASE KNOW...Read More »
45 of 56 | Posted by: Debbie Craig (Castle) - Wabash, IN

“She will be missed I loved her and the boys ”
46 of 56 | Posted by: Jean Cloyd-Temple - Owenton, KY

“Missy and my sister where friends for many years.....and I got to know her well.... she was a person whom all seemed to enjoy to be around. She will...Read More »
47 of 56 | Posted by: Jerrie Lynn Salyers Daniel - KY

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you God Bless. Kevin,Amy,Tyler & Padme' Bentley ”
48 of 56 | Posted by: Amy Bentley - Coldwater, MI

“Brenda and Roger,My thoughts and Prayers are with all of you.So sorry for the loss. Love you all. Myron and Sheila Bishir ”
49 of 56 | Posted by: Sheila Watkins Bishir - wabash, IN

“My thoughts and Prayers are with all of you. I will always love and remember Missy for being so sweet and kind to me.. ”
50 of 56 | Posted by: Gabriella Adkins & Boys - KY

“Our Prayers are with you all. let God carry your load and be your comfort. ”
51 of 56 | Posted by: Betty Migneron - Pikeville, KY

“So very sorry for your loss, we love you ”
52 of 56 | Posted by: Tim & Barb Heinbaugh - Wabash, IN

“we are so sad for the loss of your daughter and grandson.our thoughts and prayers are with you.may you find comfort in gods love.god bless ”
53 of 56 | Posted by: Rita and John Burnsworth - IN

“I knew Melissa as parent since I was one of the teachers at stamping ground Elem. She was a great Mom, always trying to do what was good for her boys...Read More »
54 of 56 | Posted by: Camille Singer - Stamping ground, KY

“Sincere Condolences... Your Family are in Our Thoughts & Prayers.... ”
55 of 56 | Posted by: Lori Sumpter-Music & Family - IN

“No words can say how sorry we are. Please know that our prayers are with you all. ”
56 of 56 | Posted by: tammy bentley - shelbiana, KY


Melissa Kay Thornsbury, 42, of rural Roann, Indiana, died at 9:03 p.m. Sunday, August 14, 2011 in rural Roann as the result of an auto accident. She was born March 18, 1969 in Wabash, Indiana to Roger Allen and Brenda Sue (Cooper) Chandler. Missy was a 1987 graduate of Johnson Central High School in Paintsville, Kentucky. She worked at Todd's Corner in Roann. She attended the Roann Church of the Brethren. Missy loved life to the fullest, loved her dog, Sam, and enjoyed working in her flower garden. She is survived by her parents, Roger & Brenda Sue Chandler; son, Ryan Parker Thornsbury; and fiancee, Jay Vigar, all of Roann; brother, Roger A. (Sandy) Chandler Jr. of Mexico, Indiana; grandmother, Biddie Lou Chandler of Van Lear, Kentucky; 2 nephews, Rusty Chandler, and Sheyene Chandler; and niece, Emy Chandler, all of Mexico. She was preceded in death by her son Brandon Kyle Thornsbury. Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash on Friday, August 19, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor David Bentley officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Preferred memorial is Ryan Parker Thornsbury Education Fund.

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