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“I was out of town and didn't find out until Friday night that Melissa had passed. Not only did she take every picture of every softball team we ever...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Kim McMullin

“Chris and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We in Michigan are sad to hear of Melissa's passing and wish we...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Terrye J. Mock

“We are all thinking of you and you all are in our prayers. Melissa had a way of making everyone she was talking to feel important. She will be missed. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Terry and Rhoda Crihfield and family

“I am so sorry for your loss of Melissa. A deep heart felt sympathy goes out to Chris and his family. Gary Kysar ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Gary Kysar

“Pat and Dewayne, Kim and I are thinking of you here in Wichita. We are sad to hear of Melissa's passing. Please accept our condolences. Sincerely...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Todd and Kim Adams

Melissa Lynn Michel, 45, of Poplar Bluff, died Thursday, September 21, 2006 at her residence.

Mrs. Michel was born February 1, 1961, in Poplar Bluff and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She along with her husband owned and operated Snap Shot Portrait Studio, in Poplar Bluff. Mrs. Michel enjoyed spending time with her family and photography work.

On May 9, 1992 she married Chris Michel, in Poplar Bluff. He survives.

Also surviving are five sons, Anthony David Michel, Matthew Christopher Michel, Taylor Christopher Michel, Nicholas Thomas Michel and Quentin Kenneth Michel; her mother, Pat (Brittain) Darnell of Poplar Bluff, and one brother Dewayne Darnell of Poplar Bluff.

Visitation will be at 6:00 p.m., Monday at Cotrell Funeral Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Mike McDevitt officiating. Burial will be in the City Cemetery.

The family requests memorials may be made to the Melissa Michel's Children Scholarship Fund, c/o First Missouri State Bank, 1902 Sunset Dr., Poplar Bluff, Mo. 63901.

Funeral Home
Cotrell Funeral Service
701 Vine Street Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Tel. (573) 785-8484