Melody L. Spaulding

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Melody L. Spaulding, 67, of Warsaw, passed away Sunday April 17, 2022 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Melody was born July 10, 1954 in Kokomo, the daughter of Elmer & Catherine (Tilly) Byers and she had resided in Warsaw for the past 50 years. On July 15, 2005 Melody married George Spaulding in Warsaw.

She was retired and cherished the time spent with family & friends; she loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting & fishing. Melody was preceded in death by 5 sisters.

She is survived by her husband, George Spaulding of Warsaw; daughter, Melissa Bowman of Huntington; son, Jerry Bowman in Arkansas; her parents, Elmer & Cathy Byers of Kokomo and her brother-in-law, Tim Spaulding of Warsaw.

Per Melody’s request, there are no services scheduled. Arrangements through McHatton Sadler Funeral Chapel, 2290 Provident Ct.

The family’s preferred Memorial is the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko Co. online at or by mail at 1048 S 325 E, Pierceton, IN 46562.

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