For a lady in Murfreesboro, a progression of misfortunes have gotten overpowering, both genuinely and monetarily. After the demise of her significant other and a house fire two days after the fact, she’s requesting help.
“This one around my finger is the one my child and my significant other provided for me,” said Melissa Ashford, holding up her hand to show a ring. “It implies more to me than anything on the planet.”
The rings on her fingers and the rings that dangle from an accessory are the little souvenirs that help Melissa to remember her loved ones most. She said she now needs them like never before.
A week ago, Melissa said her better half of 30 years, Herbert Ashford, abruptly passed on from a coronary episode.
“There was no chance we’d be separated from one another,” said Melissa. “He was for me, and I was for him.”
It was just a year ago Melissa likewise lost her child Zach.
Presently comes something different, just intensifying Melissa’s an ideal opportunity to lament.
Only two days after her better half’s passing, Melissa’s home consumed. The reason for the fire is under scrutiny.
“It’s extremely hard, child,” said Melissa. “It has been a hard, hard, hard street.”
With the entirety of this, Melissa disclosed to us her family is battling and can’t stand to cover her significant other.
“We didn’t anticipate this going ahead of us,” she said. “We don’t have protection. The sum total of what we have is TennCare, and that don’t pay for no memorial service. That is all we had.”
With this loss of her home, Melissa said what she has left of the two most significant men throughout her life are photos of her child, a coat having a place with her better half, and her rings.
Presently she trusts individuals will step forward and assist her with paying for the burial service.
“I miss him,” she said. “I sense that I’ve been left without anyone else’s input. Wasn’t no one like him. I don’t figure anybody would ever have his spot.”
Melissa’s family is tolerating gifts at the Murfreesboro Funeral Home under the name Herbert Ashford.