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Bessie Leone Parham Melton
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1889
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1959
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA

Dresden Enterprise July 31, 1959
Services Said On Monday for Mrs. Carl Melton

Services for Mrs. Bessie Leone Parham Melton were held at 10 o'clock Monday morning at the Church of Christ with Reeder Oldham and J. E. Williams officiating. Burial was in Sunset Cemetery under the direction of Bowlin and Riggs.

Mrs. Melton passed away Saturday night at 11 o'clock at her home on the Gleason highway. She had been ill ten years.

A native of Weakley County, she was the daughter of the late Edward Tansil Parham and Jessie C Jackson Parham. She was born September 19, 1889 and was a member of the Church of Christ.

She leaves her husband, Carl Melton; one son, Mark Melton, Nashville; three daughters, Mrs. Yvonne Mayo and Mrs. Ruth Buckley, Dresden and Mrs. Rachel Johnson, Union City; three sisters, Mrs. J. R. Pritchett, Mrs. J. O. Pritchett, and Mrs. Dudley Roney, Dresden.

Pallbearers were nephews Dan RONEY, "Bub" Spikes, A. G. Campbell, Billy Pritchett, James Pritchett and Dean Pritchett.
Family links: 
  Edward Tansil Parham (1856 - 1944)
  Jessie C Jackson Parham (1866 - 1944)
  Carl Lee Melton (1881 - 1960)
  Yvonne Melton Mayo (____ - 2008)*
  Virginia Elee Melton (1917 - 1919)*
  Mark Edward Melton (1920 - 1996)*
  Betty Ruth Melton Buckley (1927 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Cemetery
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Michael J. Rea
Originally Created by: B
Record added: Feb 05, 2014
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Bessie Leone <i>Parham</i> Melton
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