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Melissa James’ Obituary

Heaven received another angel when Melissa James, 28, was tragically taken from us on Dec. 13, 2005. She was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt and friend. Melissa was born March 23, 1977, in Panama City, Fla., to Dennis and Maura James. She was a 1995 graduate of Mosley High School and attended Gulf Coast Community College. Melissa was the owner, instructor and choreographer of Dance Unlimited from 1996 to 2002. She devoted her life to reaching out to young people and helping them fulfill their dreams and goals in the dance profession. She touched many lives. Preceding her in death were her grandparents, John and Aileen James and Maurice and Ilene Leavy. Surviving Melissa are her parents, Dennis and Maura James; sister, April Whitaker; brother, Michael James; niece, Kaytlyn James; nephews, Seth Whitaker, Gabriel Whitaker, Jacob Cox, Joshua Cox and Calob Cox; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Melissa’s best friends were Aaron Bunch, Samantha Hogan and Becky Harrison. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 15, at Wilson Funeral Home, Panama City, Fla., at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Lynn Haven Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Melissa Ann James Memorial Scholarship at Gulf Coast Community College Foundation Inc., 5230 W. U.S. 98, Panama City, FL 32401. “There is laid up for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord the righteous Judge will award me on that day,” 2 Timothy 4:8.

Wilson Funeral Home
Family Owned Since 1911
Panama City, Fla.
785-5272 214 Airport Road

The News Herald.

5 Responses to “Melissa James’ Obituary”

  1. Couldn't Care Less Says:

    Rest in Peace Melissa.

  2. MB Says:

    My God rest her soul.

    Rest in Peace MELISSA!!

  3. chubbi Says:

    Rest in Peace Melissa and to Melissa’s family my prayers go out to your family.

  4. RC Says:

    Melissa, you are in my prayers.
    “For He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways” PSALM 91:11

  5. KL Says:

    Rest in Peace Melissa. To Melissa’s family, my thoughts and prayers go out to you.

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