Melody Nicole Davis was born January 19, 1990. She was the fourth child of Roy and Doretha Davis. Melody was born and raised in San Jose, California. She attended River Glen Spanish Immersion School, Kindergarten through 8th grade, where she became fluent in Spanish. Melody later attended Abraham Lincoln High School, 9th through 10th grade.In 2006, she moved with her family to Murrieta, California where she attended and graduated from Vista Murrieta High School in 2008. During her stay at Vista Murrieta High she sang in the choir.Melody put on Christ in baptism at the age of 14 at Central Church of Christ in San Jose, California. She was very active in several church ministries including, but not limited to: Leadership Training for Christ and the Youth LIFE group. Melody has taught Children’s Bible Hour as well as the Adult Ladies Bible Class and nursery. Melody also volunteered on mission trips to Mexico, Brazil, and Moscow where she used the Bible to teach English. After moving to Murrieta with her family, Melody continued to worship God as an active member of Murrieta Church of Christ where she volunteered to coach children who participated in Leadership Training for Christ. Melody also served with the Baja Missions team by traveling to and working with the City of Children in Ensenada, Mexico.After graduating from high school, Melody was accepted into the University of Liverpool (England) where she pursued a bachelor’s degree in English Literature. It was in Liverpool, England where Melody departed this life on October 27, 2010, and began her eternal rest with our Lord. She is survived by her parents - Roy and Doretha Davis of Murrieta, California; two brothers - Allen Davis (wife Kashanna) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Cedrick Davis of Murrieta, California; two sisters - Adrienne Davis of San Jose, California, and Amanda Davis of Murrieta, California; three nieces - Jaela Davis, Kendall Davis, and Avery Davis; one nephew - Donovan Davis, all of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends, both domestic and abroad.Melody enjoyed reading books, shopping, being surrounded by her family and friends, and traveling to foreign countries to learn about other cultures. Her favorite book of the Bible is the Book of Ruth.Visitation will be held at the England Family Mortuary on Friday, November 12th from 4 – 8pm. The funeral services will be held at Murrieta Church of Christ on Saturday, November 13th at 11:00am. Visitation at the church will start at 10:00 am on Saturday. Memorials: In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial donations in Melody's name be made to the American Lung Association 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Ste. 800 Washington DC 20004 Services: In-state at 10:00AM, Service at 11:00AM at Murrieta Church of Christ on Saturday, November 13th, 2010 (map/driving directions) Cemetery: Murrieta Laurel Cemetery 42800 Ivy Street Murrieta, CA 92562 (map/driving directions)

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  1. Although i never knew melody , my heartfelt condolences are with the davis family . You have lost a very special person

  2. Dear family of Melody. She is with God today but the lovely life and gifts she shared on earth will always be remembered. Rest in Peace Angel. Carolyn, current member of of J&J San Jose Chapter

  3. Doretha and Family, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Melody. She was a beautiful and bright young lady. We enjoyed Melody and your entire family in the San Jose Jack and Jill organization. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  4. God Will Take Care of You. “For he has said, ‘I will never leave you or forsake you.'” HEBREWS 13:5

  5. I pray that the the Lord will be merciful in your healing. No amount of words can express my sorrowness for your family at this time. My God continue to be with you all.

  6. I so sorry for your loss, and I know that word or of no comfort to you now. Just know that you are in our prayers, and God we see you through. You come from a strong God fearing family and just know if you need anything beside our prayer and support please don’t heistate to ask. Love you Daphnia

  7. May God keep and bless you with the sense of peace, that you have the joy to be able to have memories of such a wonderfully spritual and gifted daughter. Know that she left a blessed mark upon this world, and you all will be reunited one day. Love, Jennifer

  8. My condolences to the Davis family on this tragic loss of a beautiful girl. I worked at Starbucks with Melody and enjoyed the times I got to work with her. I will always remember her bright shining smile and wonderful outlook on life. I am so sorry for your loss.

  9. Roy and Doretha, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow

  10. Roy, Doretha and Family, The Lord is your Shepherd. You have everything you need. He gives rest in green pastures. He leads you to calm water. He gives you strength. For the good of his name , he leads you on paths that are right. Even if you walk through a very dark valley, you will not be afraid. His goodness and love will be with you forever. Love you, Melvin and Maurice

  11. To the Davis Family, God has picked another flower for his garden. She is now heavenly bound. Look toward the hills in which cometh your help, for your help is from the Lord. Take comfort in knowing that now you all have a special guardian angel to watch over you. Stay blessed and continue to hold to God’s unchanging hand.

  12. To the Davis Family, please accept my deepest sympathies. My heart goes out to you at this time and in the days ahead.

  13. TO THE DAVIS FAMILY:GOD ONLY GIVES US AS MUCH AS WE CAN TAKE. IT WILL NEVER BE THE SAME BUT IT WILL GET BETTER. LOVE VERA

  14. Uncle Roy & Aunt Doretha, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you that God may give you the strength you need in your time of grief. We love you. God bless.

  15. We have to smile when we think of Melody running around at church in San Jose. She always had a smile on her face. Our prayers and love is with you during this very difficult time. Love , Monte and Sharon Corley

  16. Words seem inadequate at this time of sadness. Melody brought so many gifts and joy to all of our lives. May the blessing of God’s love be upon you, may His peace abide with you, and may Melody’s essence illuminate your heart, now and forever more.

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