Brandy (Stroup) Melloy

BASEHOR — Brandy (Stroup) Melloy, 43, of Basehor, formerly of Erie, died at 5:20 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, at her home.

She was born Dec. 8, 1978 at Chanute, a daughter of Warren Randall and Charlene Lu (Edwards) Stroup. She grew up in Erie and attended school there, graduating from Erie High School with the Class of 1997. She attended Labette Community College for two years and then received an online bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix in 2005. She was employed at various RediMix Concrete companies as a dispatcher. Most recently she worked in dispatching and customer service at the Ash Grove Cement Co. 

On Sept. 10, 2005, she married Kirk A. Melloy at Chanute. He survives of the home. 

She was a member of the Risen Savior Lutheran Church at Basehor. She was also a member of the Girl Scouts. Her hobbies included scrap booking and reading. 

In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Emmarae Lu Melloy and Tabitha Ann Melloy, both of the home; her mother, Charlene (Edwards) Goff-Stroup of Basehor; two brothers, Shannon Goff and his wife, Amy, of Pittsburg and Scott Goff and his wife, Michelle, of Farlington; two sisters, Amanda Peterson and her husband, David, of Parsons and Twyla Sue Celaya of Pittsburg; and two sisters-in-law, Leigh Ann Melloy of Moutain View, California, and Olga Braun of Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

The service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at Erie with Pastor Caleb Stoever officiating. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral home at Erie. Memorials are suggested to Girl Scouts. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 182, Erie, KS, 66733. 

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