Sam A. Mellon Jr.

Graveside services for Sam A. Mellon Jr., 87, of Oxford, will be today at 3 p.m. at Oxford Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Ted Embry officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Mr. Mellon passed away Friday in Pell City. Survivors include his daughter, Shirley Mellon Dewberry (Bobby), of Anniston; his son, Sam A. Mellon III (Charlene), of Oxford; grandchildren, Daniel Dewberry, Christopher Mellon, Courtney Wilburn, Kristi Nadack; great-grandchildren, Griffin Wilburn, Emerson Wilburn, Coltyn Bell, Chloe Bell, Carlie Bell, Kylie Nadack and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Mellon is preceded in death by his wife, Joyce P. Mellon; his parents, Sam and Roberta Mellon and a special cousin Sara Mellon Johnson. Pallbearers will be Sam A. Mellon III, Tom Homburger, Christopher Mellon, Daniel Dewberry, Harry Embry and Gowan Embry. Mr. Mellon was a native and lifelong resident of Oxford, Alabama, a member of First Baptist Church of Oxford and was a retired salesman from Barber Dairy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alabama Children's Home. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge of arrangements. (256) 236-3441 Online condolences made at

Funeral Home

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave Anniston, AL 362014651
(256) 236-3441

Published in The Anniston Star on June 16, 2013