Melva Heyd 1940-2017

GARRETTSVILLE — Melva Heyd, 77, died Thursday, June 15, 2017.

She was born March 27, 1940, in Fairmont, W.Va., a daughter of Lawrence and Arma Hinzman.

She was a real estate and insurance business owner. She was a member of Nelson United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children, Mike Heyd, Delvita “Dee” Porter and Karla Veon; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Marsha Dean, Colleen Dezort, Marcella Ashe and Debbie Friend; brothers, Al Hinzman, Larry Hinzman, Denny Hinzman, Delvin Hinzman and Randy Hinzman; and previous husband, Esler Heyd.

She was preceded in death by one brother; one sister; and one great-granddaughter.

A celebration of life will be noon Aug. 5, 2017, at Nelson United Methodist Church, Garrettsville. Arrangements are by Carlson Funeral Home, Garrettsville.