SLIGAR Mrs. Melanie Faye Owen Sligar -- age 47 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away December 17, 2008.

She is survived by her husband, David W. Sligar; brother and sister-in-law, Mark & Stephanie Owen of Kenner, LA;
sisters and brothers-in-law, Melissa Jackson and Marcia Owen, both of Marrero, LA, and Michele & Ray Desselle
of Maurepasi, LA; aunt, Lucille Edmonds of Belle Chasse, LA; father and mother-in-law, Philip & Elizabeth Sligar
of Atlanta, GA; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Paul & Pam Sligar of Roswell, Roger & Shannon Sligar of Duluth,
Jeffrey & Marcella Sligar of Loganville, Mary Lynn & Jerry Smith of Fla. and several nieces and nephews. She was
preceded in death by her brother, Marvin Robert "Bobby" Owen, and her mother and father, Eva and Calvin Owen.

A Memorial Service will be held Monday, December 29, 2008 at 7:00 PM at Ames Boulevard Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends at 6 PM Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to
The American National Kidney Foundation, 7315 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 203E, Bethesda, MD 20814-3266,
or Ames Boulevard Baptist Church, 3233 Ames Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072.

Condolences may be sent or viewed at

Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045.

Published in The Times-Picayune from 12/23/2008 - 12/28/2008