Melody was born in Washington, D.C., and moved to Buckingham County at age two. She is a graduate of the Buckingham County Public School System, Liberty Baptist College, Lynchburg, VA and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. Melody is the founder and owner of DaySong Studio, is an adjunct voice professor at Piedmont Virginia Community College.

Melody has been the Director of Handbells at Aldersgate United Methodist Church since March of 2011.

Melody is married to Philip E. Day of Roanoke, VA.