Melody K. Gagliardo Seba, age 55, of Belle passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at her residence.
Melody was born on February 11, 1963, in Rolla, the daughter to Gary and the late Delores (Duncan) Seba.
She was a 1981 graduate of North County Technical High School in St. Louis.
Melody had been employed at Chrysler in Fenton for many years before its closing and for the St. Louis school district working with children with special needs. It was a job she loved. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Belle and had been an area resident for twenty three years after moving from St. Louis.
Melody enjoyed reading, playing sports, rock hunting, caving, shopping, antiquing, and collecting Indian artifacts. She enjoyed being outdoors and loved spending time on the Gasconade River. Melody had been sober for six years and had been a faithful attendee at Celebrate Recovery. She had been attending the Out of Ashes group every Friday night as well. Melody’s greatest joy was time spent with her grandchildren.
Melody is survived by: her father, Gary Seba and his wife Sandy of Belle; one son, Robbie Gagliardo and his girlfriend Rachel Vaughn of Belle; one daughter, Shonda Gagliardo and her significant other, Derek Fann of Belle; one brother, Kurt Seba of Belle; one niece, Briana Tackett; three nephews, Travis Tackett, Cory Seba, and Jason Seba; four grandchildren, Peyton Gagliardo, Bryson Gagliardo Glenn, Logan Green, and Hayden Fann; and her best friend, Carol Culver as well as well as many extended family members and friends.
In addition to her mother Melody is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Hazel and Clifford Seba; her maternal grandparents, Mabel and Lavern Duncan and one sister, Nakita (Seba) Tackett.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Belle. Memorial services will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Mitchell Seaton officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family of Melody Gagliardo.