January 25, 2016
Melanie Ruth Coley, age 29, a resident of Loudon, Tennessee died tragically on Thursday, January 21, 2016 in a fatal car crash in Loudon County, Tennessee. She was born May 23, 1986 in Bay Shore, New York. She was a Pre-School teacher at Prim Rose School of Farragut, Tennessee. Melanie’s great pride in her life was being a Mom to her 2 beautiful daughters and touching the lives of the children she taught. Melanie was a Lutheran and had a very personal relationship with her Savior. She brought joy to all of the lives of all she touched. Melanie’s contagious smile and laughter will be in our hearts always. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Fred and Ruth Wills.
Her heartbroken survivors include:
Her 2 Young Daughters: Teagan Coley
Parents: Noel & Debi Puchel of Harriman, TN
Sister: Aimee Albanesc & husband, Nick of Marietta, GA
Soulmate: William Curtis Bernal of Loudon, TN
Aunts & Uncles: Beth & Roy Martens of College Park, GA
Abby Van Sprundel of West Babylon, NY
Susan & Allen Ormiston of Rockwood, TN
Best Friend For Life: Scott Dillon of Knoxville, TN
Several Special Cousins
Many Children, Parents, & Family of Prim Rose School
And a host of Friends.
The family will receive friends, Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church; 131 W. Gettysburg Avenue; Oak Ridge, TN 37830. A Celebration of Melanie’s life will follow on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. from the Grace Lutheran Church with Rev. Larry Richardson officiating. Attendees to dress reflecting her vibrant personality. A reception will follow the service at the church. A trust fund is being set up at ORNL Federal Credit Union for Melanie’s two children, for any memorial contributions. An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.biz. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the family of Melanie Ruth Coley.