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Melodi Layne Roddenberry Standingdeer

September 25, 1959 — October 19, 2022

Melodi Layne Roddenberry Standingdeer, age 63, of Sylva, NC, passed away peacefully on October 19, 2022. 

She was born in Vero Beach, FL and was a longtime resident of Jackson County, NC. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Ruth Roddenberry.  

She was loved by her partner in life, Ben Fuller; her daughters, Shannon Chickie Trejo (T. Trejo) and Tara Nikki Knight (Willis Knight); her sons, Shawn Standingdeer (Satara) and Loski Standingdeer (Emily) all of Cherokee, NC. She is also survived by two sisters, Dedra Jacobs and Cynthia Roddenberry (Courtney) of GA and one brother, David Roddenberry Jr (Julie) of Vass, NC. 

She was loved by twelve grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and many other family and friends. 

A private family service has been planned.

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