Some of Melody’s favorite things:
Favorite Sports Team: Not a big sports fan but she did root for the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Favorite Sports: Figure Skating and Gymnastics
Favorite Musical Artist or Group: She had lots of favorites over the years from the Beach Boys to Conway Twitty. She loved music.
Greatest Achievement: Raising 6 kids!
Favorite Sayings/Quotes: Thou Shalt Not Hassle, You’re not holding your mouth right, It’s 6 of one and half a dozen of the other
Favorite Color: Green
Best Childhood Experience: Summer birthday party
Favorite Season: Spring-she loved to plant flowers
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Vacation: Fairy Stone Park in Stuart, Virginia in 1978 or 1979.
Favorite Movie: She loved a lot of movies, everything from The Blue Lagoon to The Hills Have Eyes (the original) to Dances with Wolves.
Favorite Song: I don’t know if she had one single favorite song because she loved music so much, but at the end of her life she had fallen in love with I Can Only Imagine by Mercy Me and had just bought the CD. Her daughter sang it for her at her funeral.
Favorite Book: Bible
Favorite Restaurant: Duff’s Smorgasbord, Chi Chi’s, Millers Essenplatz, La Paloma
Favorite Food: I don’t know if she had one favorite food as she loved a lot of different types of food, but one thing that does stick out is a love of fish sandwiches.
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Hobby: Crafting of all types, Gardening
Favorite Games: Aggravation, Boggle, Skipbo, Yahtzee, Dominos, Euchre
Favorite Animals: Dragonflies, Butterflies, Frogs