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July 17, 2013

Melody Hollis-Kiefer, 56; of Jeffersonville

A celebration of life for Melody Hollis-Kiefer, 56, of Jeffersonville, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Garr Funeral Home, Sellersburg. She died Wednesday, June 17, 2013, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

 She graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Psychology, a member of Friends for Life, and loved gardening and traveling.

Survivors include her husband, David Kiefer; son, Jason Bess; brothers, James  Hollis and his wife, Fran, Robert Hollis and his wife, Bobbi, and  Perry Hollis; sisters, Susianne Hollis, Juanita Downing and her husband, Gene, and Nanci Fowee; sister-in-law, Barbara Hollis; two grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, Jaunita Benton-Hollis and Tom Hollis Sr., and a brother, Tom Hollis Jr.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Friends for Life, 4007 Kresge Way, Louisville, Kentucky 40207 or Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 Southeast Indian St., Stuart, Fla. 34997.  

 Online condolences may be expressed at

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