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“Bill,Linda. I was so very sorry to hear of Missy's passing. I was shocked to read it in the Gazette. I remember the Chi-Chi days when the 3 of you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: DARLENE LEHR - CEDAR RAPIDS, IA

“My daughter Heidi, graduated with Melissa and was in band with her. Her parents were very active in the Jefferson Band Parents organization and...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Diane Krejci - Cedar Rapids, IA

“Melissa and I were in the Jefferson Band together. She sat on the opposite side of the room facing me, directly in my line of sight. The band...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Heidi Krejci - Cedar Rapids, IA

“There are no words. Even today, it's just total disbelief. In honor of Melissa's love of animals we have donated to Uno's Promise Animal Rescue in...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Tracy & Deb Langguth - IA

“Bill and Linda, We are so sorry for your loss of Melissa. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We sent a donation to Last Hope Animal Rescue in her...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Kevin and Debbie Malamphy - IA

“My cousin Missy will be truly missed...I will always have the memories of her and I when we were little.God speed Missy! ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jodie Griffin - Huger, SC

“Bill and Linda, The worst that could happened, losing a child. I remember Melissa as a little girl. She always had a sparkle in her eye along...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Pat Packingham - Central City, IA

“I'm very sorry for your loss. Melissa and I were in marching band together back in the day. She was always laughing and had a wonderful sense of...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Amy Dollash - Martelle, IA

“My deepest sympathies to her family and friends. So sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Roberta Cornelius - Tyrone, PA

“My sincere condolences to Melissa's family. I know how much she loved her mom, dad and family. She and I shared many stories about our pets. She...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Hart - N charleston, SC

“I'm so sorry for your loss. We are donating to the S.A.I.N.T. (Saving Animals In Need Today) Rescue in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Ron & Susie Olson ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Susie Olson - Cedar Rapids, IA

Melissa A. Griffin, 47, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Friday, August 7, 2020. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Melissa was born July 6, 1973 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, daughter of William B. Griffin, Jr. and Linda Langguth Griffin. She was a 1992 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and earned an Associates Degree in Accounting from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA. As a teenager Melissa worked at Barlow Foods and later at Pepsi-Cola, both in Cedar Rapids. When she moved south, she worked for Charleston County Landfill, James Island Water Dept., Pure Cars -MVP- and Arcadia Publishing.

Melissa loved animals and enjoyed crocheting, reading, working puzzles and collecting shot glasses. She was very devoted to her family. She is survived by her parents Bill and Linda, many aunts, uncles and extended family.

Melissa was preceded in death by her grandparents, William B. Griffin, Sr., Anne Geyer Griffin, Louis LaVerne Langguth and Mildred E. Daniels Langguth as well as her uncle, Herbert W. Griffin.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to an animal rescue organization in your community.