May 8, 1971 - November 7, 2021
Melissa Taylor Eller, 50, of Starkville, MS passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 8, 1971 in Sullivan Co, TN to David James Taylor and Janice Ann Taylor. Melissa graduated from Sullivan East High school in 1989. On October 8, 1988 Melissa married John Brett Eller, of Sullivan Co, TN. Melissa was very active in P.T.A and in the community while her kids were growing up. Melissa continued to support her children, loved ones, and friends throughout her life spreading positive impacts to those she reached. Melissa loved facetiming her grandkids when she got the chance. She loved doing crafts such as coloring, puzzles, painting, spending time with family and friends, looking at Christmas lights and watching Hallmarks Christmas movies. In her spare time Melissa was on Facebook catching up with people or on Pinterest researching at home DIY projects to do for her grandkids. She loved taking care of plants, she always had a green thumb when it came to plants or flowers. She loved helping others in their time of need. Melissa was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend; she will be greatly missed. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, John Brett Eller, of Starkville, MS; daughter, Danielle & husband Michael Falkner; grandchildren, Skylor and Landon Burnett, of St. Augustine, FL; son, Tyler Eller & fiancé April Matthews, of Clarksville, TN; parents, David and Janice Taylor, of Bristol TN; sister, Candance Scott; nieces, Alexis Jones and Madison Lawson, of Bristol, VA; brother, David Taylor Jr & wife Cindy Taylor of Bristol, TN; half-sister, Summer Hill; nephews, Tyler and Mitchell Cunningham, of Overland Park, KS; and a host of friends. The family will greet guests and share memories on Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services. Funeral services will follow in the chapel at 7 p.m. with Pastor Scott Greene officiating. Melissa will be laid to rest on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 11 a.m. at a Glenwood Cemetery (839 Bluff City Hwy, Bristol, TN 37620). In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi Cancer Care (830 South Gloster St., Tupelo MS, 38801). Online condolences may be made to the Eller family at www.blevinscares.com . Blevins Funeral Home and Cremation Services has the honor of serving the Eller family.
Melissa Taylor Eller, 50, of Starkville, MS passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 8, 1971 in Sullivan Co, TN to David James Taylor and Janice Ann Taylor. Melissa graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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