Melissa (Missy) Sue Stephens, age 36, of Newark, Ohio, passed away on January 23, 2020. Melissa worked as an employee of the Sunbury Post Office. She attended college earning her Associate Degrees in both Photography and Surgical Technician. Melissa was born October 19, 1983 to Grant and Kathy (Burk) Stephens in Newark, OH. She was a wonderful mother who loved her children dearly. She also enjoyed baking and decorating delicious cakes, photography, gardening, drawing and painting. Melissa is survived by her children, Pike Stephens, Vincent Offenbaker, Henry Offenbaker; mother, Kathy Stephens; father, Grant Stephens; siblings, Stacey Charles, Jared Stephens, Jason Stephens; grandmother, Bonny Fulton; as well as many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service to celebrate Melissa's life will be planned for Spring. She will be sadly missed.