Funeral services for Mrs. Melissa Nicole Culp, age 32, a clerical worker of Bastrop, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Bonita Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Carter officiating. Interment will follow in the Bonita Road Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, October 11 at the Church.
Melissa went to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Monroe. She attended Bonita Road Baptist Church. She was the dearest daughter and a loving wife and mother. She also loved all of her family and friends dearly.
Melissa is survived by her husband, Scott Culp; daughter, Lexie Yarbrough; parents, Dewey Brown and Kathy Brown; grandmother, Helen Marsh; sister, Cynthia Dawn Brown Hart; brother, Dustin Brown and wife Melissa; nephew, Destin Brown; father-in-law, Jim Culp and wife Lea, and mother-in-law, Pat Culp.
She was preceded in death by grandparents, Odell Marsh, Felton and Daisy Cruse, Durwood and Mildred Culp; great grandparents Wilbur and Elma McDonald, Odie and Eular Melissie Marsh and an uncle, Bobby Pruitt.
Serving as pallbearers will be Gary Guice, Terry Wyatt, Patrick Morrison, Brian Rainbolt, Jeff Philley and Tommy McGee.
Honorary pallbearers are Doyle McDonald, Benny McDonald, Earl McDonald, Dave Culp and Tommy Culp.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the youth group at Bonita Road Baptist Church.