Martha Sue Mellon

SHELBY-Martha Sue Costner Mellon, 80, of Shelby, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
Born April 10, 1932, in Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Ivey Costner. She was a homemaker and member of Plainsview Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Herman Mellon; two sons; a brother; and three sisters.
Survivors include her sons Donald Mellon and wife Judy of Shelby, Tony Richard Mellon and wife Patricia of Shelby; two daughters Jeanette Mellon of the home, and Janie Craig of Shelby; eleven grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Friendly Chapel Baptist Church
Funeral Service: Noon Wednesday at Friendly Chapel Baptist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. Norris Willis
Burial: Church cemetery, following the service
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston is serving the family
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stamey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 639, Fallston N.C. 28042 toward funeral expenses.
A guest register is available at

Funeral Home

Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail PO Box 639  Fallston, NC 28042

Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 14, 2012