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Ardis J. Melville

December 18, 1926 - May 20, 2019
Twin Lake, MI

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Visitation

Friday, May 24, 2019
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Twin Lake United Methodist Church
5940 Main Street
Twin Lake, MI 49457

Service

Friday, May 24, 2019
11:00 AM EDT
Twin Lake United Methodist Church
5940 Main Street
Twin Lake, MI 49457

Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Twin Lake United Methodist Church
5940 Main Street
Twin Lake, MI 49457

Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


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Mrs. Ardis Jean Melville, age 92, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019. She was born in Muskegon, MI on December 18, 1926 to Clifford & Caroline (Wiser) Furman Sr. and married James Melville on August 31, 1946. Mrs. Melville had been employed at the Twin Lake Post Office for 32 years until retiring as Postmaster. Ardis was a member of Twin Lake United Methodist Church where she was very active and the oldest member and a 57 year member of the Holton American Legion Auxiliary Post 397 and Twin Lake Friendly Circle. She was strong in her faith and family and loved Bingo, puzzles, casinos, playing Cribbage and the cabin.

SURVIVORS

Daughter, Linda Barnard; son-in-law, Donald Petrie Jr.; grandchildren, James (Sondrea) Petrie, Dana (Robert) Hayes, Matt (Heather) Barnard, Erik (Heather) Barnard, Rachael (Mason) Brown, Donald Petrie III; 16 great grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren; sister, Alda Martin; sisters-in-law, Salley Furman & Joan Furman; special friend, Marion Slater. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2004; daughter, Carolyn Petrie in 2017; son-in-law, Daniel Barnard in 2016; siblings, Clifford, Jr., Elizabeth, Genevieve, Donna, Clarence, Douglas, Carol & Ken.

SERVICE

Friday, May 24, 2019, 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior to the service at Twin Lake United Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Dye officiating. Interment in Twin Lake Cemetery. MEMORIAL Donations: In lieu of flowers, please give to Twin Lake United Methodist Church. Please visit www.clockfuneralhome.com to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.

Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon

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