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Melissa Darlene Hesson

June 7, 1959 — April 19, 2023

Cottontown, TN

Mrs. Melissa Hesson, age 63, of Cottontown, TN passed away Wednesday, April 19th, 2023 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 23rd, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory. Funeral services will be held the same day at 2:00 PM with interment to follow at Old Brush Cemetery in Sumner County, TN.

Melissa was born on June 7th, 1959 in Indianapolis, IN to the late  Lindsey “Tobe” McDonald and the late  Lorraine (Graves) McDonald. She is also preceded in death by her first husband, Billy and husband Donald Hesson and son-in-law, Eric Hulsey.

She is survived by 2 children, Heather Oden (Nick) of White House, TN and Josh Hesson (Courtney) of Orlinda, TN; 6 grandchildren, Lane, Colby, Cannan, Remi Mae, Preston and Elijah.

Melissa enjoyed shopping.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to charity of one’s choice.

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com. The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Melissa Darlene Hesson, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Sunday, April 23, 2023

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Funeral Service

Sunday, April 23, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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