Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 24, 2014 11:59 am EST


DANVILLE — Melissa A. (Looney) Vess, 45, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 2, 1968, to Curt and Loraine (Stacy) Looney. She loved music and her Native American heritage. She loved her family and friends, and was extremely close to her grandson and loved being around him.

She is survived by two daughters, Ashley (Colt) Riley and Tiffany (Bruce) Davies; her significant other, Rick Talbot; grandson, Griffin Davies; brothers, Dean (Brenda) Looney and Steve Looney; and sisters; Linda (Ted) Towner and Brenda Hammons.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, William and Hazel Stacy, and Tom and Marjorie Looney; a brother, Cliff; and seven aunts and uncles.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, at 3 p.m., at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Calling hours will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Visit

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