Melissa Diane Cordova, 45, of Jonesboro went to be with our Lord Sunday, May 26, 2013.

Melissa was employed by The Salvation Army of Clayton and Fayette counties as their After School / Summer Day Camp director and Family Emergency Services case manager for Fayette County.

Melissa was a vital member of her church, The Salvation Army's Jonesboro Citadel Corps, including leadership in Sunday school, youth programs, Women's Ministries and community outreach.

Melissa is survived by her husband of nearly 27 years, Mark A. Cordova; daughter Amanda D. Cordova; son Anthony A. Cordova; parents Raymond and Teresa Wilson; sister Tracy Gauge; and many beloved family members and friends.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Friday, May 31, at Tara Garden Chapel. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park in Jonesboro. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tara Garden Chapel, 681 North Ave., Jonesboro, Ga. 30236, 770-471-7171.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to The Salvation Army of Jonesboro Summer Day Camp Program, P. O. Box 757, Jonesboro, Ga. 30237.