McMellon, Cassie Audray Taylor

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Cassie McMellon
Cassie McMellon

Cassie Audray Taylor McMellon, 31, lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.  She was a member of Stuart Heights Baptist Church.

Cassie was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Harold W. Taylor; and paternal grandparents, Claude and Audrey Laymon.

Survivors include her three sons, Joshua, Nathanal and Zachary McMellon, all of Chattanooga; father, Tom Taylor and wife, Sandra Taylor, of Chattanooga; mother, Cathy Laymon of Chattanooga; grandmother, Barbara Taylor of Chattanooga; sister, Cheri Conner of Chattanooga; niece, Sophia Deason of Chattanooga; stepbrother, Robert Winder of Soddy Daisy; and stepsister, Wendy Winder of Soddy Daisy.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Reverend Darrell Davenport officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.  

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Visitation is from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday, May 31, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

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