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Carl Lee Melton
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1881
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1960
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA

Dresden Enterprise December 2, 1960
Heart Attack Is Fatal to Carl Lee Melton

Carl Lee Melton died suddenly at 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at his home on Route 1, Dresden.

Mr Melton, accompanied by a friend, had gone to the field to take care of the evening chores when he suffered the fatal heart attack. He had been in failing health for some time. He was 79.

J. E. Williams, of Humboldt and Billy Ross conducted the services Thursday morning at the Church of Christ. Burial was in Sunset Cemetery with Bowlin Mortuary directing arrangements.

He was preceded by his wife, Mrs. Bessie Parham Melton in 1959.

He leaves one son, Mark Melton, Nashville; three daughters, Mrs. Yvonne Mayo, Mrs. Ruth Buckley, Dresden, and Mrs. Rachel Johnson, Union City; three brothers, Bert and Dave Melton, Dresden, George Melton, Beloit, Wisconsin; one sister, Mrs. Lela Summers, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Pallbearers: James Pritchell, Dean Pritchett, Bill Pritchett, John Hilliard, Harold Melton, and Dan Roney.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Thomas Melton (1850 - 1940)
  Alice Caroline Bowers Melton (1853 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Bessie Leone Parham Melton (1889 - 1959)*
 
 Children:
  Betty Ruth Melton Buckley (____ - 2006)*
  Yvonne Melton Mayo (____ - 2008)*
  Virginia Elee Melton (1917 - 1919)*
  Mark Edward Melton (1920 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dave Monroe Melton (1879 - 1975)*
  Carl Lee Melton (1881 - 1960)
  William T Melton (1883 - 1953)*
  Albert Burton Melton (1886 - 1965)*
  Charlie V. Melton (1888 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Cemetery
Dresden
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael J. Rea
Originally Created by: B
Record added: Feb 05, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124680128
Carl Lee Melton
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