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Melanie McCall Rader

Funeral services for Mrs. Melanie McCall Rader, age 60 of Lebanon, will be held on Tuesday September 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm from the chapel of Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.  Bro. Jeff Pratt will officiate and interment will follow in the Hartsville Memorial Gardens in Trousdale County.  Visitation with the family will be held on Monday from 4pm until 8pm and again on Tuesday after 11am at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.

Mrs. Rader passed away on Saturday September 26, 2020 at her home.  She was born in Panama City, Florida on August 1, 1960 to the late Kenneth McCall and Glenda Ligon McCall Miller.  Melanie was a teacher with Mid-Cumberland Headstart and was also a homemaker.  She grew up attending the Fairview Baptist Church in Lebanon, but most recently attended the Hartsville Church of Christ.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-father John R. Miller of Lebanon.

Mrs Rader is survived by her loving husband Mr. John Mark Rader; children, Jerry Mitchell (Jennifer) Taylor, Meriam (Kevin) Whited, and Joel (Tracy) Taylor; grandchildren, Avery Taylor, Houston and Eli Whited, and McKenzie Moss; sister and brother-in-law, Jackie (Johnny) Davenport; mother-in-law, Mrs. Gladys Harper Rader; several nieces and nephews, as well as a host of extend family and friends.

Pallbearers will be; Jeffrey Davenport, Michael VanHook, Dusty Jones, David Rader, Bud Rader, and Johnny Davenport.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon in Charge of Arrangements.

Messages for the Family

  1. Melanie Martin Knight says:
    I’m so sorry…my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
  2. Lucy Baty says:
    Rest in Peace, sweet girl
  3. Elaine Roney Jackson says:
    Johnny I am so sorry about your beautiful wife. She left you way to early and I’m sure you gave her a wonderful life. Love you brother.
  4. Adam, Mika and Kiser says:
    We are so sorry for your loss Meriam and boys.
  5. Lou Patterson says:
    So sorry . RIP