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Charles C. Melton

Collierville, TN

Charles C. Melton, 86, of Collierville, TN, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Hearthside Senior Living Center. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Friday, February 17, at Hearthside Senior Living Center, 601 Wolf River Blvd, Collierville, TN 38017. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 18 at McEvoy Funeral Home, 507 West Washington St, Paris, TN, 38242 with Dr. Robert Martin officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Union Cemetery. His grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Melton was a 1948 graduate of Memphis Tech High School. He was a 37 year employee with the U.S. Postal Service and in 1987 upon retiring moved to Paris, TN. He was a 30 year career reservist with the 330th General Hospital Unit of the Army Reserve in Memphis. Charles was active in church leadership in both Galloway United Methodist Church in Memphis and the First United Methodist Church in Paris.

Mr. Melton is survived by his wife Elaine Compton Melton, of Collierville, TN. They were married June 9, 1951. He leaves three daughters, Karen Carl of Brownsville, TN, Cathy (Randy) Paschall of Germantown, TN, Amy (Jay) Harvill of Collierville, TN; son, Mark (Barbara) Melton of Memphis, TN; sister, Gloria Jones of Trenton, TN; sister-in-law, Jane Melton of Memphis, TN; grandchildren, Craig Melton, Joel Melton, Melissa Jones, Aaron Carl, Lauren Quick, Matthew Paschall, Rachel Estridge, Kenton Harvill, Lainey Harvill, Isaac Harvill. He was preceded in death by his parents, Doyle F. Melton and Ruby Rushing Melton; brother Glendell D. Melton, and brother-in-law, Frank L. Jones.

Memorials may be made to: Oak Hill Union Cemetery Fund, c/o Donna Jean Paschall, 720 Mill Creek Rd., Puryear, TN 38251.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Feb. 16, 2017
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