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Melissa Ann Penrod
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  • Ralph. H Johnson VA Medical Center, Memorial Donations 3333 For Melissa Penrod
    109 Bee Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Melissa and I had the same EOD date at the Salem VAMC and worked the same unit. She was a phenomenal nurse. I just found out and my heart aches. I am...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Monica Coles - Roanoke, VA

“The Paparo family is so sorry for your loss of Melissa.You are in our prayers. ”
2 of 26 | Posted by: Nancy Paparo - Daleville, VA

“To Melissa's family ~What a wonderful, loving, radiant daughter you raised. She brought light and kindness wherever she went. My first day at the...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Kayla Berrios - Beaufort, SC

“Deepest sympathy to Melissa's family and many friends. I was fortunate to work with her at Salem Va. She was an excellent nurse. I shared many...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Linda Thompson - Roanoke, VA

“Melissa was an amazing nurse. She made us laugh and taught us the utmost empathy. i know we will all miss her greatly as well as all the patients...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Robin Badgley - VA - Coworker

“I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace to Melissa's family . ”
6 of 26 | Posted by: Joann Clemmer - Roanoke, VA

“Melissa was an amazing young lady with such a free, kind hearted spirit, and amazing nurse. She LOVED all of her patients . I was lucky to work with...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Joann Clemmer - Roanoke, VA

“I worked with Melissa at the Salem VA hospital and was blessed to know her. She was a very compassionate and caring nurse that took very good care of...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Patricia Ramsey - Salem, VA

“Denny and Debra,I am so sorry for your loss. Melissa was a beautiful girl. I still remember us all moving from PA and NJ to Roanoke. Going to your...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Danielle Wooldridge - Troutville, VA

“I am so sorry to hear about Melissa, she was a lovely young lady. Melissa was good friends with my son Shawn. Praying for you. ”
10 of 26 | Posted by: Shirley wold - Salem, VA

“You are missed dearly. I will never forget how friendly you were God bless you. Forever an angel to me ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: Dawn Fratello - Charleston, SC

“You will be missed. A star had gone out of my sky ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Rebecca (Becky) Boitnott - VA

The Blessing Box “Thank you for sharing your precious child with so many. Melissa was my daughter (Kayla Berrios) coworker and friend. Then, when I decided to...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Susan Kinnear - Charleston, SC

“My sympathy Deb and Dennis, Cory, Steve and Gretchen on the passing of Melissa a beautiful, smart, talented, a "Lean On Me" type of young...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Styne - McClellanville, SC

“It is so hard to think something like this could ever happen and then it does and you just remember being little kids living on the same street. You...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Richard Sealey - Roanoke, VA

“Dear Debra and Dennis, Debra I haven't seen you in many years..Truly heart broken when I saw your precious daughter on this Memorial page...She was...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Nancy Bracken - Easton, PA

“Dear Lisa,Words cannot express the sorrow I have for your loss. I don't know if you remember me, but, I remember you, and if your daughter was...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Pamela Popowick (Sarvis) - NY

“I worked with Melissa, too, and agree that she was always smiling and a fun person to be around. I have been so saddened by her loss and her absense...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: CHRISTINE HARRISON - Summerville, SC

“Denny & Debra, we are sorry for your loss. May our Lord be with you and your family. Denny & Kathy ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Denny & Kathy McCormick - Family

“Melissa will be truly missed! Very few people have the gift to imprint on others hearts and she was one of the few who has left an everlasting print...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Sharaka Nelson - Charleston, SC

“Denny and Debra, so very sorry to hear of your loss. There really are no words to say that take away the pain. Hope peace finds its way to you and...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Nan and Chuck Swain - FL - Friend

“I worked with Melissa in ACC but I met her during my new hire orientation last year. I was just starting my divorce. It was the darkest time in my...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Bill richburg - Goose Creek, SC

“Bryan and I are so sorry for your loss,The Parkers ”
23 of 26 | Posted by: Crystal PARKER - Urbana, IL

“I worked with Melissa at my dads restaurant in Roanoke VA. She was always a pleasure to be around. I cant believe she is gone. A sweet girl gone too...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Kristy Faulk - Wilmington, NC

“Melissa was such a sweet soul. I enjoyed her during our high school years. Rest easy Melissa, prayers and condolences for her family. ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Belinda Argabright - Goodview, VA

“She was an excellent nurse and a great friend. She will be truly missed. Sending love to the family. ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: D Jarecki - Charleston, SC


Melissa Ann Penrod, 34, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Saturday, February 23, 2019. Services will be held at Melrose Baptist Church 3520 Peters Creek Road, NW Roanoke, VA 24019 on Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Melissa was born July 9, 1984 in Phillipsburg, New Jersey and raised in Roanoke, VA. Daughter of Dennis R. Penrod and Debra Conover Penrod. Melissa graduated from Radford University with a BSN, in Radford, VA. Her first entry into the VA career nursing field was at Salem VA Medical Center. She was Registered Nurse at Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC.

She is survived by her father, and mother, of West End, NC and siblings Steven R. Penrod, and his wife Gretchen Styne Penrod and Corey J. Penrod all of Wilmington, NC. She is survived by numerous aunts and uncles, other relatives and friends.

In Lieu of Flowers, please donate to Ralph. H Johnson VA Medical Center, 109 Bee Street Charleston, SC 29401. ATTN: Memorial Donations 3333 For Melissa Penrod.