Wigton, Melanie Lee "Mel Bel"
Birth: Monday, September 09, 1974 in Maryland
Residence: Lusby, Md.
Death: Monday, May 17, 2021 at the age of 46
Laid to Rest: Friday, May 28, 2021
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Melanie Lee Wigton, "Mel Bel," 46, of Lusby, Md. passed away on May 17, 2021. Melanie was born in Maryland on September 9, 1974. She graduated from Suitland High School and continued her education at Prince George's Community College.

Melanie was married to Thomas Ellis on March 21, 2001 and they were married for 20 years. She worked as a Floral Designer for numerous floral shops, the last one being Karen's of Calvert where Melanie and Hemali Patel became very loving friends, like sisters. Melanie enjoyed nature more than anything. She loved to draw and loved art as a whole. She especially loved to do any and everything with her son Isaiah Ellis, her only child, who she protected and nurtured like a mama bear over her cub. Melanie would give her time whenever she could to help with events that had anything to do with Isaiah.

Melanie is survived by her husband, Thomas Ellis; her son, Isaiah Ellis; her father, Ralph Wigton and step-mother, Mary Johnson Wigton; and a host of family and friends that she loved all so very much. Melanie was preceded in death by family and friends that will receive her with open arms.

Family will receive friends on Friday, May 28, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. with a Memorial Service following at 2:00 p.m. at Rausch Funeral Home, 20 American Lane, Lusby, Md. 20657.

Condolences to the family may be made at www.rauschfuneralhomes.com.

May Melanie dance and smile upon us all from the Heavens above!
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