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Melanie Jarratt Topping

September 27, 1968-July 21-2019

Visitation Services

5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 23

Owen Funeral Home
303 S. Halifax Rd.
Jarratt, Virginia

2 p.m. Wednesday, July 24

Owen Funeral Home
303 S. Halifax Rd.
Jarratt, Virginia

Melanie Jarratt Topping, 50, of Emporia, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019. She is survived by her husband, Michael “Mic” Topping; son, Tyler Topping; her parents, C.D. & Anita Jarratt; brother, Charles Jarratt (Jessica); sister, Cristina Link (Chris); sister-in-law, Patsy Ward (Jill Brunstad), nieces, Chelsea Daniels (Jade), Blake Jarratt and  Christy Ward Pita (Jim); nephews, Austin Link, Jackson Link, Daniel Brunstad; great-nephews, Forrest & Gage Daniels and Bryce & Brodie Pita. Melanie also leaves behind her beloved canine companion, Abby.

The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at Owen Funeral Home, 303 S. Halifax Rd., Jarratt, Virginia.

The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 at Calvary Baptist Church, 310 N. Main St., Emporia, Virginia. Interment will follow at Emporia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 310 N. Main St., Emporia, Virginia 23867.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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