Melissa Rosson

19520114 –

 20170419

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Melissa Weaver was born on January 14, 1952, in Fort Worth, TX. On May 19, 1973, Melissa married the love of her life, Jim Chris Rosson in Colorado City, TX.Over a 35-year teaching span, Mrs. Rosson taught hundreds of students who loved her, and she loved them.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Lubbock and had a special place in her heart for everyone in the Richard Umstot Sunday School class. In addition to her husband of 44 years, Melissa is survived by daughter, Christa Rosson Greene; and son, Seth Martin Rosson.  She was affectionately called Nana by her two grandchildren, Avery Laine Greene and Austin Mack Greene, whom she deeply loved.  Other survivors include her sister, Amanda Shurtleff and husband, Clay of San Angelo; her brother, Scott Martin Weaver and wife, Virginia of Whittier, CA; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins whom she loved.She was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Weaver Witten; father, Martin Weaver; and step-father George Witten.

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25 thoughts on “Melissa Rosson”

  1. Melissa was my classmate at Colorado City. What a beautiful, quiet and gentle spirit she possessed! I will remember her most for her kindness and ability to encourage others.

  2. Kathy and Gary Landes

    So very sorry to hear of Melissa’s passing. She was a very special person and a wonderful neighbor, friend and teacher. Our condolences to all of her loved ones.

  3. Johnny and Zelma Irons

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Jim, and your family during this loss of Melissa.

  4. Johnny and Zelma Irons

    Jim, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time of loss of Melissa. Remembering good times at CHBC and our Sunday school class.

  5. Linda and Dennis Gartman

    We are so sorry to hear this. Melissa was a wonderful lady and loved by so many. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

  6. Melissa was a blessing to every life she touched. She had a sweet gentle spirit that showed God’s love. Melissa will be missed. Much love to Jim, Christa, Avery, Austin, and Seth. Prayers to you and the rest of the family.

  7. Jack & Barbra (Tate) Jones

    So sorry for your loss. Melissa was a dear, sweet person. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you in the coming days.

  8. Shirley, Tony, Samantha and Amanda Daves

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  9. Janine Schoolcraft

    My deepest Sympathy. Prayers for comfort for the Family. Melissa was a Loving, soft spoken, positive influence to every student she ever taught. I am so thankful my son was Blessed to have her as his Teacher in the Second Grade. She was an Angel here on earth to all her students.

  10. Jim, so sorry to hear of Melissa’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Sincerely,
    Oscar and Sandra Lopez

  11. Mike and Kay Goebel

    We are so sorry to hear about Melissa. She was such a sweetheart. Our thoughts
    and prayers go to the family

  12. Cathy Reed Weaver

    Mr. Rosson, I’m so very sorry to hear about the loss of Melissa. You and your family are in my prayers!

  13. Richard Chambers

    Jim and family so sorry for your loss. Melissa was a wonderful person and a great teacher. She will be missed by many. May God Bless You and Your Family,

  14. Vickie Crawford

    Jim, my prayers are with you during this time and with your kids. May God’s grace, comfort and love be with y’all. So sorry. Vickie Crawford

  15. Vickie Crawford

    Jim, so sorry to hear about Melissa. Praying for all your family. Vickie Crawford

  16. Don and Marsha Kubena

    We are so very sorry to hear of Melissa’s passing. May you find comfort and peace in our Lord, Jesus Christ.

  17. Monette O\'Day

    Jim, Christa & Seth, I was so sorry to learn of Melissa’s passing. My deepest sympathy to all of you. I enjoyed working with her at Stanfield Elem. I know she will be greatly missed. May God be with you.

  18. Jim, Christa & Seth, I was so sorry to learn of Melissa’s passing. My deepest sympathy to all of you. I enjoyed working with her at Stanfield Elem. I know she will be greatly missed. May God be with you.

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