2023ObituariesMelissa Maxine May

December 12, 2023by SealeUser2

Melissa Maxine “Lissa” May, 44 years old, of Denham Springs, LA passed away on Friday, December 8, 2023, surrounded by her loving family.  She is survived by her mother and father David and Judy Provost, her three sisters; Christy Duke, and husband Aaron of Walker, LA, Ashley Gaines and husband John of Denham Springs and Caryn Provost of Denham Springs.  Niece and nephews Holden Duke, Hydie Duke, Hunter Duke, Jackson Gaines, Jameson Gaines, Judson Gaines, Jaison Gaines and great nephews Marik Smith, Leon Smith and Maddox Duke along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends that were like family.  She was preceded in death by her biological father, William D. May, her maternal grandparents Oswald and Margaret Morris, paternal grandparents J.W. and Myrtle May and grandfather George Provost.  Melissa loved music and spending time with her family and friends.  She never met a stranger.  She had a big heart and would give you the shirt off her back if you needed it.  She always made everyone she met feel important and special.   A memorial service for Melissa May will be held Thursday, December 14, 2023, at Hebron Baptist Church at 9:00 a.m. in Denham Springs, LA.




  • Crystal Pardue

    December 13, 2023 at 2:42 am

    My sweet friend, if it weren’t for you I wouldn’t have met my husband. You were such a beautiful soul. I remember co.ing to pick you up just so you scream about being home for so long, if only I could come get you again I would!! Godspeed sweetheart.. Watch over us all.. I love you.


  • Jennifer

    December 12, 2023 at 10:34 pm

    I am so sorry to see this! I hadn’t seen Melissa in years. We go all the way back to Southside Jr high. Prayers for your family. May you find your peace in Jesus and may god hold you on this journey. In Jesus name I pray amen.


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