In Loving Memory

Melanie C. Gall, d. April 13, 2014



In Loving Memory

April 2, 1968 – April 13, 2014

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Melanie Christine Gall, 46, of Spanish Fort, AL, died unexpectedly, Sunday, April 13, 2014.   Born in Columbus, OH, she served in the Ohio Air  National Guard and was self employed as a personal fitness trainer.
She is survived by her husband, Joe D. Gall, Jr.;  son and daughter, Tynan Anthony Hull and Shalie Marie Hull;  her father, Hal (Nancy) Crites and mother, Julie (John) Hawk;  sister, Tina Crites (Klay) Maynard and children, Tyler (Heidi), Ashli, Jayme and Kole Maynard; brother, Bobby Crites;  step brothers, Doug Hawk, Steven (Mary Minnish) Green, and son, Hunter Green;  step-sister, Katherine Green (Grant) Richardson and daughter, Tanner Green and son, Samual Nichols;  brothers in law, Doug (Emma) Gall and Jason Smiser and his son, Aaron;  sister in law, Tina Shaw;  paternal grandmother, Mrs. Harold (Jean) Crites;  mother in law, Carolyn (Jim) Smiser and nieces and nephews, Derek, Aaron, Blake and Cami.
A celebration of Melanie’s life will be held at a later time and will be announced via Facebook and email.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, 8668 Navarre Parkway #286, Navarre, FL, 32566, 850-565-0279.  Expressions of condolence may be offered at  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL  36526.


  1. Twilene Cunningham

    Hal, Nancy and family, no words can express the sadness I feel for you losing your daughter. I am so so sorry. I lost my own daughter several years ago so I know your pain and sadness. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Heaven has another angel…
    Twilene and Bruce Cunningham
    Hope you remember us from ABX Air…

  2. Cindy Bowman

    Her absence is felt already. However; I know in my heart she is making those that have gone before us very happy. She lit up a room with her contagious smile and love of life. We all feel your families pain and suffering and find solace in the day we meet again. God Bless all of you.

  3. Sherri Minnick Krazl

    So sorry for your loss, your families are in our prayers as you deal with this heartache. She was a wonderful person who I was glad to know. Rest in Peace Mel.

  4. Lorry cox

    Mel was a wonderful friend and like a sister to all . She is sadly missed but never forgotten . Love and prayers to her family

  5. Teri Fisher

    Prayers to Jean and all of Mel’s family and friends. I pray God will show you beautiful signs of grace to help you all get thru this loss, but HEAVEN’S GAIN.

  6. Joe Norton

    My condolences I’m sorry for you loss Joe and Elizabeth Norton


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