Melissa Armstrong Wann Murphy

Melissa Armstrong Wann Murphy, 40, Fayetteville, Arkansas, passed away on February 15, 2021. A memorial service will be held to celebrate her life was held today at First United Methodist Church,. Springdale, Arkansas.

She was born in Atlanta April 30, 1980, and she graduated from Rocky Mountain Academy in Bonners Ferry in 1998. Melissa attended The College of Charleston and the University of Arkansas.

She is predeceased by her father, Guy Mark Wann, and survived by her husband, Liam Murphy, and their three children, Caitlin, Connor and Alex. She is also survived by her mother, Martha Wann Springfield (Steve) and her sister, Elizabeth Ward Creel (Robert).

Melissa was a shining light to so many people with her outgoing and vivacious personality. She never met a stranger. She lived life to the fullest and enjoyed so many things life had to offer, such as owning a gift shop, attending concerts, traveling, spending time with friends and family as well as her dog, Major.
Melissa had a big heart and did so much for other people. She will be greatly missed. Her greatest love was her boys.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church, 206 West Johnson Avenue, Springdale, AR 72764 or the charity of your choice.

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