Melissa Carol Hershner

October 13, 1967 ~ December 29, 2021 (age 54)


Melissa "Missy" Carol Hershner, age 54, of Lebanon, passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Atrium Medical Center. She was born October 13, 1967 in Middletown, OH to James and Wanda (Collins) Norvell. Melissa was an Assistant Banking Officer for Republic Bank, she sat on numerous boards and committees including the Abuse and Rape Crisis Shelter. She had a passion for helping people and helped many businesses to stay afloat during the pandemic through the SBA and PPP programs. Above all things, family and friendships meant the most to her. Melissa is survived by her loving husband of 35 years, Shawn Hershner; children, Shawn (Beth) Hershner and Lauren (Lora) Hershner; grandchildren, Xavier Hershner and Isabella Carter; sibilings, Jerry (Barbara) Morris, Sherry (Randall) Hibbard, Deborah Evans, and James “Jimmy” (Wanda) Robinson; nephews, James Hibbard, Josh Tindall, Brandon Morris, Jermie Morris, and her beloved fur kids, Diesel and Harlee. She is preceded in death by her parents, and niece, Wendy Morris. A Visitation will be held Friday, January 7, 2022 from 5:00- 8:00 PM at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home, 6850 Roosevelt Ave. Middletown, OH 45005. A Celebration of Life Service will be Held Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Tim Hale and Pastor Kenny Collins officiating. Interment will be at Woodhill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Abuse and Rape Crisis Shelter,  420 E. Main St, Lebanon, OH 45036 or  in memory of Melissa. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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January 7, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home
6850 Roosevelt Avenue
Middletown, OH 45005

January 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home
6850 Roosevelt Avenue
Middletown, OH 45005


Woodhill Cemetery
6228 Hamilton-Middletown Rd.
Franklin, OH 45005


Abuse and Rape Crisis Shelter
420 East Main Street, Lebanon OH 45036

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