Tanya L. Melody, 50, of Richmond, passed away Monday, February 21, 2022 at her home.

She was born December 8, 1971 to Robert and Brenda Blair Marcum. She graduated from Centerville High School in 1990 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing through Ivy Tech. For a number of years, she worked as a registered nurse for the Richmond State Hospital.

In her leisure, she enjoyed crafts, skydiving, and traveling. Above all, she lived for her family and loved taking care of them. She also loved her dogs, Knox and Grizzley, and her pet gecko.

Survivors include her father, Robert Marcum of Brownsville; a son, Chris Robinson (fiancée Tara Land) of Richmond; her fiancé, Darren Hoskins of Richmond; two grandchildren, Mason Robinson and Jackson Robinson; a sister, Shawna (Dale) Bass of Liberty; a brother, Brent (Susan) Marcum of Liberty; and nieces and nephews, Dale Bass III, Megan Bass, and Elijah Marcum.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Brenda Marcum, who passed away April 17, 2021.

Friends may visit from 5:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 28, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Pastor Anthony White will officiate.

Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.