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