Melissa Ackman Truman

by | Jul 14, 2014 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Melissa Ackman Truman, 53, died June 26, 2014 in Norfolk General Hospital surrounded by her children.

Ms. Melissa was preceded in death by her parents; Nathaniel “Chuck” Ackman and Vivienne Ackman. She worked side by side with Arlette Johnson for 13 years with the STOP Organization. She was a member of Beth Chaverim and manager of Fairfield Barbershop in Virginia Beach.

Ms. Melissa was loved by all who knew her and will be sorely missed. She is survived by her daughters, Ari and Hilary Truman, as well as numerous “adopted” children and grandchildren.

A graveside service took place in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Israel Zoberman officiating. The family received guests at Congregation Beth Chaverim, following the service. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be made to the family at