71, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 16, 2015. She was surrounded by her loving family. She is preceded in death by her parents Willus and Ginnie Langford. Survived by her loving husband Larry Howard, daughters, Tiffanee Howard and Camaron Keyes. Grandchildren, Shayna Garcia, Jacob Garcia, Callie Keyes and Andrew Keyes. Great-Grandchildren, Christian and Quinten and many loving cousins. She is beloved by close friends and looked upon as a second mom by many of her daughters friends.
Melodie worked for Stanislaus County Municipal Courts from 1975 thru 1989. She supervised the Oakdale, Waterford, Riverbank Courts. Prior to working for Stanislaus County she worked as a Beautician in Oakdale and Riverbank and for Central Bank in Escalon.
A Celebration of Life is being held at the Bianchi Community Center in Oakdale on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. In Lieu of flowers please donate to the Community Hospice Foundation, Alexander Cohen Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356-9259 or to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s K9 Association, www.ssk9.com
The Oakdale(Calif.) Leader
March 18, 2015