Melissa Anderson Oaks
Melissa Anderson Oaks

June 9, 1961 - June 15, 2018
Born in Washington, DC
Resided in Odenton, MD
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Melissa Anderson Oaks, 57, formerly of Luray, VA., passed away at her daughter’s home in Odenton on June 15. Melissa was born June 9, 1961 in Washington, DC. She is predeceased by her son, T.R. Gorman, III. Survived by her parents Donald E. and Joyce Wyatt Anderson of Edgewater; daughter Rebecca Jenkins of Odenton; sisters Susan Machen of Edgewater and Kathleen McCabe of Odenton; aunts Vickie Wyatt of Spartanburg, SC and Joan Josephs of Fredericksburg, TX; grandson Jason Gorman Costello; long time family friend Amber Oaks and her son Cohen of Crofton; and numerous cousins and other family members. Melissa attended St. Phillips School in Camp Springs, MD. The family moved to Edgewater in 1973, where Melissa graduated from Southern Senior High School in Lothian, MD. She worked a number of years at Farmers National Bank before moving to other areas of accounting. Melissa excelled in whatever she attempted - equestrian, bowling, ice skating, arts & crafts, sewing, photography and loved animals. She was a runner up for Miss Maryland in 1980.

We will have a celebration of Melissa’s life on Saturday July 14, 2018 at 1pm at the American Legion, 830 E. Central Ave., Edgewater, MD 21037 (410-798-0876). Flowers may be sent there if desired or donations can be made to the Odenton Volunteer Fire Co., 1425 Annapolis Rd., Odenton, MD 21113 or to the American Legion.




Celebration of Life
American Legion
830 E. Central Avenue
Edgewater, MD USA 21037
Saturday, July 14, 2018
1:00 PM


Odenton Volunteer Fire Company
1425 Annapolis Road
Odenton, MD USA 21113
American Legion
830 E. Central Avenue
Edgewater, MD USA 21037