January 8, 1978 – April 19, 2018

Melanie Lynn Groves, 40 of Louisville, passed away at 10:50 pm, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at her home.

Arrangements are entrusted to Neal Funeral Home of Louisville where the family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 27, 2018. A memorial service will be held following the visitation at 7:00 p.m. Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for the children's education fund and will be received at the funeral home. Please visit www.jwnealfuneralhome.net to leave condolences, tributes or to light a candle.

Melanie was born Sunday, January 8, 1978 in Joliet, IL, the daughter of the late Michael Messina and Carole Messina of Newton. She was united in marriage on January 18, 2013 to Jason Groves in Louisville. She spent her time as a homemaker, was a member of Ingraham Christian Church and her hobbies included baking and decorating, crafts, reading and she loved to fish.

Melanie is survived by her husband, Jason of Louisville; mother, Carole of Newton; son, Brayden Field of Newton; daughters, K'Lee Messina of Louisville, Bailee Groves of Saint Elmo, and Kaydence Groves of Louisville; brothers, Thomas Messina of Lockport, James (Tina) Messina of Newton, Chris (Denise) Messina of Kannapolis, NC and Ricky (Jamie) Messina of Newton; sister, Michelle Messina of Lockport.