Melony L. (Coffing) Neff

January 27, 1938 ‒ June 02, 2017

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Melony L. (Coffing)Neff, age 79, of Mount Vernon, OH, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 at her sons residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 27, 1938 in Mount Vernon, OH, to the late Ralph L. and Alberta Ann (Robinson) Coffing.

Melony graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1956 and was the Forum Queen the same year. She was an Administrative Assistant for Dr. James Carhart, a Medical Doctor in Mount Vernon.

Melony was a member of the Souls Harbor Church of God in Punta Gorda, FL, and loved to decorate the church for Christmas. She enjoyed gardening and taking care of her flowers. Most of all she loved being around her family, especially her grandkids.

She is survived by her husband, Cliff Neff; son, Jeffrey (Andrea) Ulery of Mount Vernon, OH; step-sons, JC (Jesse) Neff, Andy (Michelle) Neff; grandchildren, Candace Ulery of Orlando, FL, Jordan Ulery of Clearwater, FL, AJ, Caleb, Brandon, and Libby Neff of Terre Haute, IN; 6 great-grandkids; sisters, Katy Jenkins of Indianapolis, IN, Theresa Breeden of Quimby, SC; and her K9 companion, Mitzi.

Besides her parents, Melony is preceded in death by her brother, John Coffing.

Calling hours will be on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 10am until the time of service at 11am at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home; 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, OH, 43050. Burial will take place at Amity Cemetery in Amity, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Knox County Humane Society; 400 Columbus Rd, Mt Vernon, OH 43050 or Animal Welfare League Inc; 3519 Drance St, Port Charlotte, FL 33980.

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  • Cliff,
    So sorry about Melony. She is now with our Lord.



    Yours in Christ

    Don and Jo Anne Alderson
    Friends from Terre Haute IN

  • My thoughts and prayers go out to Cliff, Jeff (Andrea) and all of the rest of Melony’s family. We had been friends since high school and kept in touch all these years. So great to spend time with her and Cliff at the reunion in Sept. Mel fought a brave fight for a long time. Now she can rest in peace.

  • MELONY was a wonderful person, and a wonderful sister in-law. God brought home a wonderful lady. No more pain!! Our thoughts, and prayers, are with all the family. God be with CLIFF. She will be missed by all. God is good all the time!!!!! He loves you, and so do we!!!!! Wilma and Mike Baker

  • Jeff, Andrea and family. So sorry to hear of Melonie’s passing. You have been a loving caring family towards her needs. Rest assured she is no longer in pain and remember all the memories you have made together. Jeff you were and are a very loving son.
    Roy and Debe Strouse

  • We have lost a dear girl and sister in Christ. I pray her family and friends have
    peace, wisdom and strength during this time.

  • My condolences go out to Cliff, Jeff and all of the family. Melon and I were great friends in high school and I am glad we were able to get together at the reunion.
    You all in my prayers, Melony was a special lady.
    Deanna Lauer

  • Cliff,

    So sorry to hear about my Dear Friend. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Take comfort in knowing, she is now home. Love you..

    Terry and Betty Moote
    Sneads Ferry, North Carolina

  • Cliff,

    So sorry to hear about my Dear Friend. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Take comfort in knowing she is now home. Love you…..

    Terry and Betty Moote
    Sneads Ferry, North Carolina

  • Dear Kathyrn and Family, Jeff, and Melony’s Family, So sorry to learn about Melony’s passing. As members of the Class of ’57, we always looked up to and admired girls like Melony. She was always so pretty and so friendly to everyone. I am sending my deepest sympathy and friendship to all. Sincerely, Susan (Nash) Huggins

  • At a time when words are hard to find, may you know God’s comforting presence, His faithful love and His peace that passes understanding to carry you through. Jeff, you were such a loving and caring son, everyone should have a son like you.
    Our sympathy to you, your sisters, Theresa and Katy
    Rich and Linda White

  • I worked with Melony at Ringwalt’s department store where she was the window dresser and shop decorator and we did have a lot of fun together! She was very encouraging towards my love of the arts and helped me to develop new ways of thinking. I am very sad to learn that someone with her capacity for enjoying life has passed away. May she rest in peace.

    Robert Marshall Florer
    United Kingdom