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Melissa Moon '71 July 16, 2020 12:18 PM updated: July 16, 2020 12:39 PM

Melissa Gray (Owens) Moon, Class of 1971

Melissa Gray Owens Moon, 70, of Spring, TX died on July 13, 2020. She was born in College Station, Texas on July 17, 1949 to Peggy Campbell Owens and Commander John Beresford Owens. Melissa attended A&M Consolidated High School and earned an History degree from Texas A&M University in 1971. Melissa married her college sweetheart, Thomas Middleton Moon, on May 15, 1971 and together they moved to Spring, Texas.

Melissa was a member of Champion Forest Baptist church. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed reading, needlepoint, and doing puzzles. One of Melissa’s favorite things was beachcombing. She looked forward to annual summer vacation trips to Port Aransas where she collected shells and fed the seagulls.

Melissa is preceded in death by her grandparents Dr. Charles B. Campbell and Margaret “Mama Dear” Boulware Campbell, her parents Commander John Beresford Owens and Peggy Campbell Owens and her Uncle Charles B. “Sonny” Campbell Jr.

Melissa is survived by her husband of 49 years, Thomas Middleton Moon, her son John-David Middleton Moon and his wife Andrea, and her son James Campbell Moon, his wife Donna, and grandchildren Phoenix, Keegan and August.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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