Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Melissa Joy Pendergrass, 65, of Aurora passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 in her home.

            She was born to Marton and Mildred Turner White on September 15, 1952.

            Survivors include two sons, Richard Pendergrass and Matt Pendergrass both of Aurora; one sister, Linda Austin of Marionville; 5 grandchildren, Levi Pendergrass, Corey Musick, Jade Murray, Josh Murray and Dalton Putney; and 3 great-grandchildren.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Murvin and David White; three sisters, Charlene "Chi Chi" Oloyed, Marlene Flood and Roberta "Birdie" Worley; one granddaughter, Kayla Pendergrass; and 1 great-grandchild.

            Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 27 at 10:00 a.m. in the Wright Chapel Church under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will be in White Chapel Cemetery.

‚Äč            Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. in the funeral home.