BROOKSVILLE — Melissa Kay Thompson, 52, widow of Harrie Thompson, passed away unexpectedly June 16, 2018.

She was a Developmental Interventionalist with Frankfort First Steps.

Melissa graduated from UK with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, and obtained a Masters in Early Childhood Education from Northern Kentucky University. She also studied her passion of culinary arts at Maysville Community College.

Melissa loved her kiddos, her pets and cooking for everyone.

She is survived by one son, Richie (Grace) Thomspson; her mother, Kay Neubauer; stepmother, Grace Florence; sister, Melinda (Boyd) Glenn; and nieces, Jessica and Malorie Glenn.

She was predeceased by her dad, Richard Florence; and brother, Ricky.

There will be a celebration of her life on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at the Watson Building in Brooksville, from 5-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to your local Humane Society or charity of choice.

Rest in peace Melissa.