Published 10:06 am Monday, June 13, 2016

Melissa Farmer

April 23, 1984 — June 10, 2016

Melissa Dawn Farmer, 32, of Ironton, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016, at her residence. The Ironton native was born April 23, 1984, the daughter of Phillip D. Farmer of Beaver, and Jennie Kaiser Kinstler, of Ironton.

Melissa was a 2003 graduate of Rock Hill High School and was of the Baptist faith. She worked at the Ashland Giovanni’s and was very active with the Boyd County Recovery Resource Center.

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She was preceded in death by grandmother, Ethal Janet McFann; and two uncles, Denver Kaiser and Danny Primm.

Melissa is survived by mother, Jennie (Calvin) Kinstler, of Ironton; father, Phillip Farmer, of Beaver; sister, Tonya Farmer, of Ironton; sister, Cassidie Farmer, of Beaver; brother, Chad Farmer, of Beaver; two nieces, Shaylin and Hailee Farmer, both of Ironton; maternal grandmother, Juanita Wheeler, of Ironton; paternal grandfather, Darrell McFann, of Ironton; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home. Friends and family may visit from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit