Melinda grew up on a farm in Columbus Georgia. She and Kenny have been married for 29 years. They have three children. Jordyn, who recently graduated from USF, Nathan, who attends FGCU, and Debbie, who is a sophomore in High School. Melinda just completed her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education at Polk State College and will be graduating with with honors in December. Melinda loves Jesus, enjoys helping others, reading, and crafting.