Little is known about the life of Lucy Ann Melton. She married Stephen Decatur Melton, of a different Melton line, at the age of 21. She and Doc Melton had nine children. At the age of 38 and almost nine months after the birth of her last child, she died. The daughter was named for her. Aunt Bird told Kenny Melton that there were three babies that died at birth. He had also been told that Lucy had several miscarriages. Her gravestone reads: Mother.