Obituary of Melissa Mansfield
Melissa Ruth Mansfield, 42, of Windsor, Missouri, died early Wednesday morning, September 11, 2019, at her home due to a heart attack.
She was born April 12, 1977, in Kansas City, Kansas, the daughter of Randall Keith “Randy” Mansfield and Ruth Ann (Metcalf) Mansfield.
Melissa graduated from Windsor High School in 1995 and worked at SPC in Windsor for several years. She enjoyed being outdoors mushroom hunting and fishing, especially with her Dad. “Nature rides” and taking pictures along the way, watching hummingbirds, and looking for four-leaf clovers were things she enjoyed. Spending time with her children and family was the most important thing to her.
Survivors include her father, Randy Mansfield, Windsor, Mo.; her companion, Eric Haines, Kansas City, Kansas; a brother, John “Uncle Brother” Mansfield (Ria), McGirk, Mo.; a daughter, Makenzie Cooper, Clinton, Mo., and her father David Cooper and daughter Chelsea Cooper; a son, Jase Haines of the home; her grandmother, “Grandma Jeannie” Mansfield, Calhoun, Mo.; 2 nephews, Dylan and Dalton Mansfield; 2 nieces, Darby and Leona Hudson; a cousin whom she thought of as a brother, Steve Metcalf; an uncle, Richard Metcalf; close family friend Harold “Tody” Rhodes; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, many cousins and extended family and friends. She joined her mother, Ruth, and several aunts and uncles who had gone before her.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Pastor Pete Hill officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends before the service from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established to help with funeral expenses. Condolences and contributions may be left in care of the funeral home or on Melissa’s Tribute Page using the link below.