Melissa J. Braden, 40, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013 in her home.
She was born September 12, 1972 and was a lifelong area resident. Melissa was a 1995 graduate of E.H. O.V.E. Joint Vocational School and Western Reserve High School. She was employed at the Christie lane Workshop.
Melissa was a member of Eagles Aerie #711 Auxiliary and was a volunteer at Fisher-Titus Medical Center and the Gerken Center and had been employed at the Norwalk Ponderosa Restaurant for 13 years. She enjoyed country music, dancing, and playing games on her I-pad.
Melissa is survived by her parents, Robert and Sherida (Oney) Braden of Collins, Ohio, by her twin sister, Shannon Braden of Norwalk, Ohio, by her pets Sassy and Maggie, and numerous Aunts, Uncles and cousins.
Friends may call on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 4:00 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Braden family.
Online condolences may be made by going to www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.