Melody James

Melody James

July 25th, 1954 - January 11th, 2022

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of Melody James

Melody Jane James passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Born on July 25th, 1954 the daughter of the late Joseph Note, Maybelle M. (Wills) Covell, and adopted father Robert Covell.

Melody worked maintenance for over 5 years at Wyndham Lawn. She loved spending time with her family and will be sadly missed by all. Melody is survived by her loving husband of 30 years Timothy James and her children Richie Zimmerman, David Zimmerman, Nicole Rivera (James), and Nathan James along with her grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sisters Sandy Heffernan, Sharon Hallatt, Linda Culliver, Jackie Ritz, Charles Specht. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be provided by the family.


  1. Brad and Leslie Cherry on January 18, 2022 at 6:03 pm

    All our love, thoughts and prayers are with you all. We are so very sorry for your loss.

  2. Denise on January 18, 2022 at 6:43 pm

    I will always remember that beautiful smile and soul. Rest in peace aunt melody

  3. Susan Washburn on January 18, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss my heart breaks for you Nicole I will keep you and your family in my prayers

  4. Ken peloquin on January 28, 2022 at 11:15 am

    Melody worked for me at Family Dollar for 10 years. She was a kind dedicated responsible employee. She leaves this earthly world to enter a place with a loving God.

    • Nicole Rivera on April 12, 2022 at 3:06 pm

      Ken this is Melodys daughter Nicole! Thank you for always being so kind and loving to her during her time at Family Dollar! Her passing was unexpected and heartbreaking. Thank you for your kind words!

  5. Sue Newman on January 31, 2022 at 3:12 pm

    RIP Melody,we were Friends many, many years ago. In fact David was a Baby at the time. I’m so sorry to hear of her Passing.

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