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G. Purd Melton
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1895
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 1945
San Angelo
Tom Green County
Texas, USA

"Purd" Melton died at the age of 48 in Texas. His correct name was John Purd Melton but he went by the name of G. Purd Melton. He had been a resident of San Angelo, Texas for 25 years and was a member of the Masonic Lodge there. He had been a barber for twenty years. He never married.
G. Purd Melton, son of Stephen D. and Lucy A. Melton, was born Sept. 25, 1895, and departed this life July 23, 1945, in a hospital at San Angelo, Texas. Mr. Melton had been a resident of San Angelo for 25 years and was a member of the Masonic Lodge there. He is survived by three brothers, Kate of Webb City, Mo., Clifford of Ozark, and Bill of Seneca, Mo.; four sisters, Effie Stubbs and Birdie McGinnis of Ozark, Flora Bray of Seattle, Wash., and Lucy Marenholtz of Hanover, Germany; his stepmother, Mrs. Minnie Melton of Seminole, Okla.; five half-brothers, Everett of Cassville, Mo., Earl of Seneca, Mo., Harold of Springfield, Virgil and Loyce of California, and two half-sisters, Nola Whisman of Texas and Bessie Cottrell of Seminole, Okla. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon, July 29, in the Chaffin Funeral Home in Ozark by Rev. Worth Caughron with burial in the Highlandville cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Decatur Melton (1859 - 1933)
  Lucy Ann Melton Melton (1861 - 1899)
 
 Siblings:
  Epp Melton (1883 - 1943)*
  Effie May Melton Stubbs (1885 - 1960)*
  Stephen Decatur Melton (1887 - 1962)*
  Clifford D. Melton (1890 - 1971)*
  Flora Irene Melton Bray (1891 - 1986)*
  Birdie Vivian Melton McGinnis (1893 - 1980)*
  G. Purd Melton (1895 - 1945)
  William McKinley Melton (1897 - 1961)*
  Lucy Ann Melton von Marenholtz (1898 - 1986)*
  Everett Thomas Melton (1900 - 1976)**
  Earl Reuben Melton (1902 - 1967)**
  Nola Blanche Melton Whisman (1904 - 1980)**
  Bessie Avis Melton Cottrell (1906 - 1999)**
  Virgil Jack Melton (1909 - 1994)**
  Harold Melton (1911 - 1978)**
  Loyce Green Melton (1915 - 1989)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Highlandville IOOF Cemetery
Highlandville
Christian County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Margie & Bob
Record added: Jan 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32613357
G. Purd Melton
Added by: Mary Legg Parenteau
 
G. Purd Melton
Added by: Mary Legg Parenteau
 
 
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 Added: May. 9, 2012
 
 
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