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Loganville Mourns the Loss of a Beloved Pediatrician

Dr. Melva S. Lameda, founder of Loganville Pediatrics, passed away this weekend.

Although full details are not yet available, have confirmed the passing of their founder, Dr. Melva Lameda, this past weekend. Since the word got out, condolenses have poured in with several people posting on the Loganville-Grayson Facebook page.

"I am so sorry to hear that. My heart and prayers go out to her family, colleagues and patients. I know she was incredibly respected throughout our community and our Loganville family has suffered a very sad loss." Loganville City Councilwoman Michelle Lynch,

"Awwww!!!! I am sooo srry to hear that she was my sons pediatrician and she was a good person." Melanie Sanford

"She was our pediatrician also..I am so sorry to hear that. Prayers sent." Kelly Brooks

 "She was loved by many, truly dedicated to her patients." Terrie Cates Thurmond

"She was a blessing to many and a joy to those who knew her... deepest sympathy to her family and closest friends and colleagues." Julie Brown Honea

"She will be greatly missed! Praying for the familiy during this difficult time." Melinda White Chancey

According to the Loganville Pediatrics website, Dr. Lameda founded Loganville Pediatrics in 1997. She was a Walton County resident and could be found in her spare time tending to her rose garden. Obituary and memorial service information will be posted as soon as it is available.

Jenifer Koerner March 28, 2012 at 01:01 PM
Dr Lameda was such a phenomenal person. The world was so lucky to have her. She knew all of my kids by name, even the twins. I can't even explain how heartbroken we are to hear about her passing. Thoughts and prayers to her family and friends.
Brandi Standridge March 28, 2012 at 03:38 PM
Dr Lameda was the best pediatrician ever.. She was both my kids dr from Day one. She was a blessing to our family.. God has received an angel! She will be greatly missed!
Carly Wilson March 29, 2012 at 02:58 AM
Dr. Lameda was an amazing woman. She always made time to talk to each of my children even if they weren't the ones being seen that day. Her smile was a comfort to us all and will be dearly missed. The world has lost a special person but Heaven has regained one of it's Angels on Earth. God bless you and your family. We love you! The Wilson Family
Melinda Baier March 29, 2012 at 05:45 PM
Since the day I placed all 3 of my boys in her arms when they where 24 hours old, I knew they where in good hands. She went above and beyond the call of duty when it came to her patients. The boys and I came to love Dr. Lameda very dearly. She was apart of our family for many years. She will be missed dearly and we know she is watching over us all...prayers of comfort for her family and staff. Anyone that had the chance to know her will miss her smile for years to come...God Bless Melinda, Caleb, Joseph and Issac Thank you for everything
Bonnie Morris March 29, 2012 at 06:15 PM
I too am heartbroken. Dr. Lameda had a special place in her heart for special needs kids like my daughter and she never made you feel like your questions or concerns were ridiculous or time consuming. I loved her and will always remember how she loved my whole family. Prayers for her family.

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