Born Feb. 9, 1948 in Munich, Germany Nadia Melnik Cronk, 68, of Olive Branch, Mississippi, passed away peacefully in Baptist Memorial Hospital - Desoto on April 21, 2016 in Southaven, Mississippi.

Born Feb. 9, 1948 in Munich, Germany Nadia Melnik Cronk, 68, of Olive Branch, Mississippi, passed away peacefully in Baptist Memorial Hospital - Desoto on April 21, 2016 in Southaven, Mississippi.

She retired from the Internal Revenue Service in January 2008. Nadia married the love of her life on December 30, 1966. She leaves her husband of 49 years Charles R. Cronk Jr.; 2 sons, Michael W. Cronk (Janice) and Christopher J. Cronk; a daughter, Lori Michelle Cronk; 2 grandchildren; 2 sisters; and 1 brother.

Nadia is preceded in death by her parents, Alexander and Mathrona Melnik.

A Celebration of Life Service was held Tuesday, April 26 at the Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Interment followed at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Bartlett, Tennessee.

Flowers and condolences may be sent to 6875 Cockrum St. Olive Branch, MS 3864.