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February 18, 1924 - June 12, 2014
Funeral services for Eddie Elvis Melton, 90, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Hebron Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Hebron Baptist Church.
Mr. Melton died June 12, 2014 at Baptist Hospital – North, MS in Oxford.
He was born on February 18, 1924 and was the son of the late Willie Washington Melton and Lelia Elizabeth Dunn Melton of Holcomb, MS.
Mr. Melton was self- employed as a carpenter. He was a member of the Red Grass Hunting Club for 60 years and was the last participating charter member . Mr. Melton was also a member of Hebron Baptist Church for the past 70 years.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Mildred Juanita Armour Melton of Grenada; 2 daughters, Cheryl Revell (Buzz) and Janice Gore (William) both of Grenada; 2 sons, John Elvis Melton (Vicky) of Oxford, MS and Donald Glen Melton (Linda) of Gulfport, MS. Also 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Melton was preceded in death by his parents, 7 brothers and 2 sisters.
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