February 18, 1923 - May 5, 2021
Martha "Marti" (Scholes) Melvin, 98 of Urbana passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in Urbana Place.
She was born February 18, 1923 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, the daughter of the late John "Jay" and Ada (Spearman) Scholes.
Marti was owner and operator of the Merle Norman Studio. She was a 67-year member of the United Methodist Women's Group, where she was an active and longtime member since 1954. Marti was also a member of the Mt. Vernon Chapter, Eastern Star.
Marti is survived by her children, Vicki (Michael) Walsh, granddaughters, Amanda, Megan and Michelle; Andrea (Don) Schaefer, grandchildren, Courtney and Johnathan; Ralph "Chip" (Cindy) McMillan, grandchildren, Christopher, Aaron, Holly and Doug; Michael R. (Mary) Melvin, grandchildren, Michelle and Matt and Lou Anna (Michael) Cox, grandchildren, Missy, Cindy and Chris; as well as several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband Ralph W. McMillan II and second husband, Richard Melvin; grandson, Doug McMillan.
Memorial service to celebrate Marti's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in the Urbana United Methodist Church with Pastor Christopher Dinnell officiating. We will begin with Eastern Star services provided by the Caroline Chapter #39 O.E.S.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Marti to ViaQuest Hospice, 171 Morey Dr. Suite B, Marysville, OH 43040.
Arrangements entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.