Melonie Laverne Harris

5/25/1970 ~8/28/2020

Melonie Laverne Harris50 of Fairview, UT passed away August 28, 2020. She was born May 25, 1970 in Payson, UT to David Charles and Sherlynn Laverne Mattinson Harward. She graduated Spanish Fork High School in 1988. She married Kelly James Harris in Spanish Fork in 1995. She worked at the Develop Mental Center in Provo for 15 years. She devoted herself to her passion of helping and bettering the care for those with special needs. Her dedication to helping those in need were so strong, she spent her last moments caring for her mother and mother-in-law “Partner in Crime.” Our beloved mother passed doing the things she loved. Singing and dancing with her kids and playing with her grandbabies. As well as spending time with her hobbies with her husband. Her loyalty and passionate energy will remain. Melonie will forever and always be held dearly in our hearts, as she was loved way beyond her knowledge. She is safe and free of pain as she joined her Father in Heaven. Melonie is survived by her husband Kelly James Harris, Fairview, UT; children, Kelly Harris Jr., Spanish Fork, UT; Shavis Harris, Spanish Fork, UT; mother, Sherlynn Laverne Mattinson, Indianola, UT; siblings, Dave Max (Cindy) Harward, Camben, AR; Richard Charles Harward, Indianola, UT; Jared Charles Harward, Indianola, UT; 2 grandchildren, Zaymon James Harris and Laynie Ricks. Preceded in death by her father, David Charles Harward. Graveside service Saturday September 12, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Fairview City Cemetery. Viewing Saturday the 12th from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at Rasmussen Mortuary. Online condolence at

6 Responses to “Melonie Laverne Harris”

  1. Jody Richards says:

    Melanie your friends and clients at the group home will miss you.

  2. Steven Hatch says:

    So sorry for your lose. Melonie will be missed dearly by all.

  3. Cathy Harris says:

    So sorry to hear the news my thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time

  4. Kelly and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Melonie. My husband (Jason Johnston) and I both went to school with her. She was always so much fun. Kelly, I remember coming to your house with Jason in Spanish Fork, and she was always do kind. My prayers are with your family, as I know what you are, and will be going through. May God bless you at this time, and continue to be with you and guide you in your time if need.

  5. Rest in peace sister!! You will be missed. My heart goes out too the entire family!!loce you guys

  6. Rest in peace sister!! You will be missed. My heart goes out too the entire family!! love you guys