Melody Gail Gaut, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. She was a native of Chattanooga and graduated from Tyner High School and Cleveland State. Melody was an inventory controller with Camping World. She was a member of Silverdale Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth "Kenny" Allen Gaut. Survivors include her parents, Jerry "Butch" and Betty Jean Williams; brother, Darren Williams, all of Chattanooga; sister and brother-in-law, Lynn and Clay Kissiner; niece, Calynn Reese, all of Fort Oglethorpe; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and other nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Chaplains Art Jones and Dewayne Renfro officiating. Burial will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com. Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.