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Melissa A. Blackford

Melissa A. Blackford Melissa A. Blackford

Melissa An Blackford, 54, Sellersburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

Born Nov. 25, 1964, she was the daughter Clifford Harl and the late Rita Lynn Schamel Harl.

She was a 1982 graduate of Floyd Central High School, retired from United Parcel Service as a package handler and a member of Faith

Harvest Church in Greenville. She married Charles Blackford on March 7, 1988.

Survivors besides her father include her stepmother, Robin Harl; a son, Zachary Josiah Blackford; three daughters, Ashley Lortie,

Brittany Demoss and Bethanie Blackford; a brother, Clifford Wayne Harl; three stepsiblings, April Geltmaker, Brandi Hublar and Kyle Williams; and three grandchildren.

Celebration of Life service: Saturday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. at Faith Harvest Church in Greenville.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Faith Harvest Church, 6310 Buttontown Road, Greenville, IN 47124.