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Funeral Service

Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara
Friday April 1st, 2022
10:00am

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Melanie Katrina Tierney

Melanie Katrina Hartsfield Tierney passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday March 18th, 2022. Born in Delano, Ca October 22, 1971 to Phillip and JoAnn Hartsfield. Graduated from Arvin High School in 1989. Graduated from Cal State Bakersfield in 2003. Became a beloved English teacher at West High School for 20 years, during that time attaining her Masters in education in 2016.
Throughout her life she enjoyed being a part of Arvin High School’s Alumni Band with her husband and friends. When Melanie wasn’t devoting her time to school and teaching her students, she loved escaping to the coast with her family. 

She was preceded in death by her father Phillip Lee Hartsfield. She is survived by her loving husband Jim, son; Michael and daughter in law Caitlyn, granddaughter; Paisley, mother; JoAnn Hartsfield, father and mother-in-law Neil and Shirley Tierney, sister; Kasey Pixler and her husband Kurt, niece; Kelsey Sanders and husband Devon, and nephew Kolton Pixler.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Doughty Calhoun O’Meara with final resting place being Arvin Cemetery.


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Guestbook

You were the best teacher I ever had the pleasure of knowing! Thank you for helping a lost teenager find her way 20 years ago!

Stephanie Smith Jul 6 2022 5:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melanie Tierney

Rick LaFave Apr 1 2022 4:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melanie Tierney

Sonia & Charles Fadden Apr 1 2022 3:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melanie Tierney

Dignity Health MSO family Apr 1 2022 11:05 AM

My heart and prayers are with all of you at this time. Melanie will shine bright in the lives of loved ones that knew this very special person. Her students were blessed to have had her as their teacher who shined the path in their lives to be a better person. 🙏♥️🙏

Patty Fen to on Mar 31 2022 11:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melanie Tierney

Patty Fenton Mar 31 2022 10:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melanie Tierney

Brett Popplewell Mar 31 2022 9:01 PM

I love you my beautiful sissy💕💕

Kasey Pixler Mar 31 2022 7:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melanie Tierney

Kurt & Kasey Pixler Mar 31 2022 7:10 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melanie Tierney

Sherry Hartline Mar 31 2022 6:33 PM

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