She died Sunday, January 5, 2014, at her home in Ruleville.
Burial will be in Lehrton Cemetery, Ruleville under the direction of Boone-Card Funeral Home.
Mrs. Melton was a life long resident of Ruleville and attended Drew High School. She was employed with West Sunflower County Medical Center in the medical records department. She was a longtime member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by a son, Mike Melton of Knoxville, Tenn.; a daughter, Connie M. Ridder of Texas; two sisters, Nadine Melton of Biloxi and Jean Norwood of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and four grandsons, Brad, Carol, Deacon and Devon Melton.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.