Melissa Beth Vines, 41, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on June 10, 2021. She was born on June 29, 1979 in Evansville, IN the daughter of Allan Lynn and Brenda Joyce (Kilmer) Vines. Melissa loved being outdoors, riding mountain bikes, reading, Harry Potter and riding around in her jeep.
Melissa is survived by her parents, Brenda Burklow and husband Jim of Evansville, IN and Lynn Vines and wife Margaret of McLeansboro; grandparents, Ezra and Marjorie Millspaugh; step-brothers, Brandon and Chad Morris; step-sister, Erika Healy; two special cousins who were like sisters, Rachel and Heather; along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She is preceded in death by her brother, David Vines and her grandparents, Leon and Joyce Kilmer.
A private service for Melissa Beth Vines will be held with burial in Big Prairie Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest next to her brother. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Melissa's memory to PAWS, 52 Dog Walk Rd., Anna, IL 62906 and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi who is in charge of arrangements.