Dr. Melissa McMahan

Died: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Feb. 24, 2020
Location: Honey Creek Woodlands


Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

Music by The Piano Brothers


r

 

 

 

It is with a heavy heart we announce Dr. Melissa McMahan went home to be with her Heavenly Father. Melissa dedicated her life to helping students overcome reading difficulties. Inspired to help her son, Maxwell, whose difficulty acquiring reading launched a quest for her to learn how to teach him, caused her to question why his teachers could not teach him, and ultimately ignited a passion for her research.

 

She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Jim McMahan, and daughters, Brooke McMahan Hendricks and Madison-Jane McMahan-Durden, plus a long list of precious family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her son, Maxwell.

 

She had the honor of serving the Lord in lay leadership with Bible Study Fellowship for 17 years, with 8 of those years as Teaching Leader of Kennesaw Evening Women’s Class. Through her commitment in BSF the Lord shaped her aim to live a surrendered life. She is best known to say: “Do something greater than yourself so that God alone is glorified.” She was an active member of Christ Covenant Presbyterian Woodstock, a PCA congregation.

 

 

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Direct website to florist ordering, saving on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Image: Simon Howden / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Copyright © 2020 Phoenix Funeral Services, Inc.. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |

Privacy Policy | Terms of Use