Melody Lynn Baptiste

July 2, 1980 ~ May 2, 2020 (age 39)



Ludowici – Melody Lynn Baptiste, 39, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 as a result of an accident.  Born in Stratford, NJ, she had lived in Ludowici for two years.  She was a nurse’s aide having worked in a nursing home and private duty.  Melody lived life to its fullest, taking every opportunity presented to help others.  She was a loving mother, daughter, and friend and will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her father, Glenn Baptiste, Sr.

Survivors are her husband, Mark Duvall, Sr. of Ludowici; daughter, Aliyah Johnson of Maryland; sons, Mark Duvall, Jr., Anthony Duvall, and Jonathan Duvall, of Ludowici; mother, Debbie Baptiste of Ludowici; brother, Glenn Baptiste, Jr. of Arizona; close cousin, Gil Cedeno of Atlantic City, NJ.

Memorial services will be Friday, May 8 at 2 PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Brad Boynton officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services in the chapel.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

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May 8, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Memorial Funeral Service

Funeral Service
May 8, 2020

2:00 PM
Memorial Funeral Service

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