Melanie Renee Baum


Ms. Melanie Renee Baum, 18, a resident of Cape Charles, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020. A native of Cape Charles, she was the daughter of Thelma Marie Lewis Baum, of Cape Charles, and Danny Lee Baum, of Blackstone, Va. Melanie was a cook for C-Pier at the Oyster Farm.

In addition to her loving parents, she is survived by a brother, Danny Lee Baum Jr., of Crisfield, Md.; two sisters, Kayla Baum, of Cape Charles, and Lauren Baum, of Seattle, Wash.; five aunts, Bobette Price, Robin Orsinger, Laura Coffey, Carla Horner, and Tracey Baum; two uncles, Robert Lewis and Carl Baum; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A graveside service was conducted Friday, June 26, 2020, at 1 p.m., at Cape Charles Cemetery with the Rev. Jeff Conrow officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to assist the family with funeral expenses to Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home, P.O. Box 876, Exmore, VA 23350.

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Arrangements were made by the Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles.
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