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Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp
Date of Death: January 24, 2021
Kathleen &Matk Hevener
Tracie Davis, Pete Davis
Pete Davis
Pete Davis
Pete Davis
Joann and Jim Ogg
Bonnie Rock
Phyllis & Harry Dodge
Teri "T" Darby
Holli Porak
Michael & Ashley Hillegas
Sharonda Green
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Visitation
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Saturday 1/30, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Service
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Saturday 1/30, 1:00 pm

Service will be livestreamed on the
Omps Funeral Home website under
Mel’s obituary page

Cemetery
Mount Hebron Cemetery
305 E. Boscawen Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Saturday 1/30

Melody Kay “Mel” Knupp, 63, of Salisbury, MD passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021, at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional Hospital. Mel was born in 1957 in Winchester, VA, daughter of Ramona De La Fe of Berryville, VA and the late Thomas Knupp. She was a graduate of Clarke County High School, Class of 1975. Mel was …
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Kathleen &Matk Hevener left a message on February 2, 2021:
So sorry for the loss of this wonderful woman who always had a smile for everyone.
Tracie Davis, Pete Davis left a message on January 31, 2021:
Mel, you have always been an angel to us. Now you have your wings. We will miss your smiling face and jovial laugh and the fun times we shared together. Love you and webmiss you dearly!!
Pete davis left a message on January 31, 2021:
We love u gal and u will be miss
Pete Davis left a message on January 31, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, Pete Davis lit a candle
Pete Davis left a message on January 31, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, Pete Davis lit a candle
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Pete Davis left a message on January 31, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, Pete Davis lit a candle
Robin Joy left a message on January 31, 2021:
Ray Ray and family! My family and are so so sorry for your loss. You know she believed in the lord and is at peace. She will be missed. Her smile, laugh, love she gave to so many! Taken to early! God bless everyone! How Great tho art!! ❤😢🙏
Denise (Childress) Grupe left a message on January 31, 2021:
I am sorry for your loss. Melanie was always a good friend.
Joann and Jim Ogg left a message on January 30, 2021:
Our heart are with you and your family, Mel was a great friend and will be surely missed
Bonnie Rock left a message on January 30, 2021:
Our Deepest Condolences to Mel’s Family You will be missed by so many Friends an Family and I Myself am blessed knowing you for so many yrs. you are Family an with the biggest Heart you would take care of anything you could to help anyone in need and I had so many great times with You an RayRay.. RIP Mel, Fly High My Friend For now you are a Beautiful Angel Dancing in the Stars💜Love you Mel💕 never Forgotten my Friend.
Phyllis & Harry Dodge left a message on January 30, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, Phyllis & Harry Dodge lit a candle
Teri "T" Darby left a message on January 30, 2021:
Beautiful service. Still does not seen real. My thoughts and prayers are with Tony, Ray, Levy and all the grand-babies (that she loved so very much). Your smile will be missed, but it has left an imprint on my heart forever, as you and your beautiful soul has for me and so many others. This is not goodbye. This is until we meet again my friend. love ya!
Holli Porak left a message on January 30, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, Holli Porak lit a candle
Peggy Giunta left a message on January 30, 2021:
Mel, my heart is so broken! 💔 I'm going to keep you alive in all the wonderful memories we shared together! Until we see each other again! I love you cuz! ❤️🤗😘🙏🏼
Michael & Ashley Hillegas left a message on January 30, 2021:
We are praying for all of our family members who are hurting due to the loss of Mel.
Kelly Kennan, Charlotte and Gillian left a message on January 30, 2021:
Our prayers are with all of you and your family today and onward. We will miss our dear friend and my sister Mel !!! Oh how we loved you so much - and we are here for your family - especially Ray Ray & Lily. May she spread her elegant wings large, wide and gracefully in the Heavens above like the Angel she has always been with us here on earth. We know she is taught us such grace, peace, love, respect and honor for America. She loved our country, our first responders and our men/ ladies who have served and our veterans. May we each follow in her lead she has created - these are footprints for all of us to appreciate and admire. God Bless you Mel - I felt your hug & kiss that morning & will Always. I know you’ll always be close to smile on us. Love you - Kelly, Charlotte and Gillian
Sharonda Green left a message on January 30, 2021:
Mel, you will always be remembered as a woman who had a heart of gold and touched everyone who met you. Gone. but will never be forgotten.
Shauna Keller left a message on January 30, 2021:
Mel will truly be missed. She was one of the sweetest people i knew. She had a heart as big as the world, and we all have one more guardian angel to watch over us. Sending healing enery to her whole family, Blessed Be
Ramona DeLaFe left a message on January 30, 2021:
I LOVE 💘 YOU TONY. SHE WAS A WONDERFUL MOM AND A WONDERFUL DAUGHTER.
Danny M Johnson left a message on January 30, 2021:
Tony we are sorry about your Mother's
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Linda Clipp left a message on January 30, 2021:
Thank you Mel, we've had a lot of awesome special memories together through the years, it's a shame how one person's venom can separate a family. I can honestly say my very last memory of you that's so very special to me that you wished me a happy birthday this past year!! GOD Bless you Girl, life is so short!!! Rest in peace!!🙏🙏🙏 You will be very missed here on earth... I will see you on the other side...promise!!!😊
Linda Clipp left a message on January 30, 2021:
We have lost a very special mom, life partner, cousin, daughter, aunt, sister, great aunt, grandmother, sorry for anyone I left out, not intentional. I pray my dear cousin that you rest in peace you have brought joy, caring, happiness an love to a lot of people besides your family that's an awesome accomplishment to leave behind..love you an you will live forever through all of us that have you forever in our hearts, our prayers, our thoughts...you on earth will be very missed...God has brought one of his children home!!! GOD BLESS YOU, an girl you better be at the gates of heaven to give me my hug I never got when GOD called you home...Love You Always!!!
Jessica Johnson left a message on January 29, 2021:
We love you Grammy!
Starr Purnell left a message on January 29, 2021:
My Heart is extremely heavy at this time due to the loss of one so near and dear to me. Mel was a devoted and dedicated friend that I came to love like a sister. Her jovial spirit was one of her many traits that I loved. I'll never forget her and the friendship we shared. She was there for me during some dark cloudy moments. I extend my deepest condolences to her family and friends. Her Ray Ray, Children and Especially Grands were the Joy's of her life. Always know that she will forever watch over you all from her Heavenly Grandstand. "A Chapter Completed, A Page Well Turned. A Life Well Lived, A Rest Well Earned " RIP my Friend. We loved you but God loved you best.💔💔
Ginger Wiley left a message on January 29, 2021:
Mel,so many memories. Full of laughter. We did so many things. Ur beautiful smile and gentle ways will go on forever in the sky. I wish I could of seen u before this. Smile on Lady...💔💔. When I think of u now..I will look to the SKY and smile 😊🦋
Jo Tyson left a message on January 29, 2021:
Rest in peace
Ginger Wiley left a message on January 29, 2021:
Mel and I were friends in school. So full of life..did alot together. So sorry life had to end. Prayers for the family. Never forget u. Fly High Pretty Lady. We will meet again...🙏🙏❤😥
Rex Denton left a message on January 29, 2021:
Mel I regret the miles between our lives prevented me from knowing you better than I did. However, during the too short times we spent together I found you to be a gentle and caring soul. I know you were a grace and a blessing in my brother's life and for that I will be eternally grateful! Rest in peace Mel We'll catch up to you down the road a ways.
David Wright left a message on January 29, 2021:
You are truly loved and missed. I LOVE YOU!!!
The Mohn Family left a message on January 29, 2021:
Our family is saddened by your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Much love, Gus, Michelle, Savannah, Ryder, and Alexa
JOYCE HAYTON left a message on January 29, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, JOYCE HAYTON lit a candle
JOYCE HAYTON left a message on January 29, 2021:
To the family of Melody. I attended church with the Knupp family at Millwood U. Methodist Church in our youth, many years ago. Melody was always a smiling joyful person. Her whole family was so caring. My prayers go out to Melody's family that Jesus will bring you comfort in time, and to hold dear all of the good memories of her.
Patrick Wright left a message on January 29, 2021:
I'm so sorry for your loss, such a kind soul to be taken away so soon. GOD BLESS her family.🙏
Teri "T" Far y left a message on January 28, 2021:
Mel you will forever be in my heart. I will miss your smile and so much more. May you fly hi and free until we meet again. Love ya!
Jeanne Jones left a message on January 28, 2021:
I am in shock that the Lord called you home. You will always have a special place in my heart. Thankful we were able to grow up together. Cousins are extended brothers and sisters. You will be missed by all of us. 😘🙏🥲
Kyle Husband left a message on January 28, 2021:
I first met Mel as Tony and I were classmates (elementary school) and teammates on the baseball field. As we got older, I spent more time hanging out with Tony and Mel treated me like her second son. Mel never shied away from disciplining me as if I were her own son (teenage boys…right Tony!). I always felt welcomed by Mel and was made to feel like part of the family and I will remember the fun times we had. Rest in peace and you will always be in our hearts. Deepest Condolences, Kyle & Jessica Husband
Deborah left a message on January 28, 2021:
So sorry for your loss of a beautful lady she will be remembered. R. I. P
Kelly left a message on January 28, 2021:
My condolences to the family. Mel was an amazing woman and will be missed. Love and prayers to all.
Tracy Jamison left a message on January 28, 2021:
Mel was an earth angel she will be forever loved and deeply missed by all who had the privilege of truly knowing her.
Jamie Hutchins left a message on January 28, 2021:
I had the honor of working with Mel for many years. I could always count on her help and guidance. She was a bright light that will truly be missed. Please accept my condolences during this difficult time.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
JENNIFER LYNCH left a message on January 28, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, JENNIFER LYNCH lit a candle
Michelle Sidders left a message on January 28, 2021:
To all of Aunt Mel's loved ones I send my deepest condolences. She maybe gone but she will never be forgotten. Cherish all the fun loving memories 💖 I still hear her say love ya girlie! Aunt Mel love ya too girlie! One things for sure she loved each and every person she came in contact with. Fly High and rest on that mountain until we see each other again.
Mary L Brown left a message on January 28, 2021:
Ray Ray Words can't express how saddened we are to hear of your loss. Our sincere sympathies to you and your family. Love you Don and Mary
Mary and Don left a message on January 28, 2021:
With heavy heart I will miss you Mel.
Charles Dolan left a message on January 28, 2021:
Many prayers to Mel's family during this hard time. Mel was a caring, compassionate and wonderful person! Please watch over all of us, Mel! Until we meet again!
Cheri left a message on January 28, 2021:
My greatest condolence on the families loss of a caring , sweet, beautiful soul may God be with you she will truly be missed
Stephanie Ferraro left a message on January 28, 2021:
Your friendship...smile....and laugh will forever be missed.....
Steffany left a message on January 28, 2021:
Ray & Family, there are no words to express the loss or pain you have endured but know she was also loved & will be sadly missed by many. Our lives lost a Beautiful, warm, loving & compassionate Angel unexpectedly way too soon. May God guide you all and give you strength in your time of sorrow.....My Deepest Condolences 🙏💕
James Tolson left a message on January 27, 2021:
So sorry for the family lost she will be missed RIP MEL
Lori Denton left a message on January 27, 2021:
Mel RIP Thank You for all you did for my son all these years he will miss you dearly. Fly High you will be so missed by many.
Dale Littleton left a message on January 27, 2021:
She will be missed. Great lady
Pauletta Beaulieu left a message on January 27, 2021:
Melody was the sister I didn't have growing up. Mel was so warm and caring when I moved to Berryville and she took me under her wing! She and I shared some great times at Clarke County High. I will always love her and will never forget her. My sincerest heart felt condolences to her family! Love, Pauletta
Pauletta Beaulieu left a message on January 27, 2021:
Mel was like a sister to me, she taught me so much, I loved her and I will never forget her. My heart felt condolences to Mom Ramona and family. God bless you all! Love, Pauletta
Maryanne Quirk left a message on January 27, 2021:
I am so sorry. Much love to the family, and especially to Tony and Jessica, Nick, Nate and Lilyann.
Joy left a message on January 27, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, Joy lit a candle
Jennifer Antypas left a message on January 27, 2021:
I had the pleasure of working with Mel at POA, and she was always so helpful and always had a smile on her face. My thoughts and prayers are with all her family, friends and those she worked with daily at POA.
Pankaj Patel left a message on January 27, 2021:
A heartfelt prayer to the supremely merciful God, to give you the ultimate peace, we missed you Mel forever, but mighty God can't take away you from our heart.
Jerra left a message on January 27, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, Jerra lit a candle
Daizie Lofland left a message on January 27, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, Daizie Lofland lit a candle
Ivelisse left a message on January 27, 2021:
I’m so sorry for ur loss it was a pleasure to have worked with her here at POA my prayers are with the family❤️She will be truly missed
Trudy Merrill left a message on January 27, 2021:
I had the pleasure of working with Mel. She was a great person. She definitely touched the hearts of so many people. Sending prayers to all of her family and friends.
Lester & Vickki Ramsey left a message on January 27, 2021:
In memory of Melody Kay "Mel" Knupp, Lester & Vickki Ramsey lit a candle
Susan E Garner left a message on January 27, 2021:
Will forever miss you my friend. You were truly and Angel on earth.
Sharon Mills left a message on January 27, 2021:
Still can’t believe this is real. Gonna miss you my friend. We were the best of friends and so many people are gonna miss you. You lit up the room when you walked in. My condolences to the family. We have definitely lost a good person. 💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔
Laura McGee left a message on January 27, 2021:
I Love You Mel!
Marshall Sheaffer left a message on January 27, 2021:
Why is it the ones with the biggest heart the smiling face the most positive , give the shirt off her back to anyone . The earth's angel . Why must the good leave so early . Mel you are definitely are already and will be missed thank you for always being so kind to me and my family . Godspeed.
Angel left a message on January 27, 2021:
Now you're my Angel 😇😢 Forever favorites ❤💔
Christina Littleton left a message on January 27, 2021:
You will missed Mel! The grand babies have a beautiful angel watching over them now.
Ramona DeLaFe left a message on January 27, 2021:
My dear Tony your mother was such a wonderful person. You were her only son and loved so very much. She was my daughter and still is my daughter and we are going to miss her so very much. We just have to let her go to live with Jesus. She is not hurting anymore. I know we are going to be so sad but we are going to get through this. Hopefully the family will realize at least is short at times and that we need to show each other love and understanding. She loved our family so much. She always wanted to see everyone happy and taken care of and this is the reason we have to continue her journey in our lives. God be with you Tony and take good care of you and those children and Jessica. That would be what mom would want you to do. God bless and keep you.
Dessie Glascock left a message on January 26, 2021:
Mel was always the most pleasant person to be around. If you ever just needed someone to talk to, you could reach out to her and she would be there. I know she will be missed by so many. My prayers go out to the entire family. Rest in Heaven Mel.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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