Melissa D. “Mo Mo” Jordan, 63, of Lampasas died July 12, 2019 at AdventHealth Rollins Brook hospital.

Funeral service will be July 16 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Naruna Cemetery.

Melissa was born Aug. 28, 1955 in Lampasas to Charles Marshall Newton and Vera I. (Menefee) Newton. She grew up here and finished high school with the Class of 1973.

Melissa worked in various food service positions with the local food plant, H-E-B and finally with Country Kitchen.

She attended Naruna Baptist Church. She loved growing flowers, going deer hunting, fishing and going to barbecue cookoffs. She also enjoyed sharing recipe ideas and cooking for family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Lee Jordan; twin daughters Tracy Pugh and Trisha Pugh; sons Colton Jordan (Jessica) and Emmett Pugh Jr. (Shelly); mother, Vera Newton; sister, Debra Cattles (Kenneth); grandchildren Genie Hill (Matt), Missie Morgan and McKenzie Jordan; a greatgranddaughter, Elara Mae Hill; niece Keri Roseberry (Warren); and nephew Kenneth Cattles Jr. (Bonnie).

Melissa was preceded in death by her father.

Memorials may be sent to the Naruna Cemetery Association.