Melvin Wayne "Mel" Lonon

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In loving memory

July 14, 1950-November 4, 2011

Melvin Wayne (Mel) Lonon, 61, peacefully passed away in his sleep at his home in Montgomery, Texas on November 4, 2011. During his life, Mel enjoyed careers in law enforcement, newspaper circulation, and most recently with Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. Mel loved coaching sports, fishing, bowling, golf and his affiliation with the Conroe Noon Lions Club.

Mel was preceded in death by his father, Hal Franklin Lonon and mother Vera Lindsey Lonon.

Survivors include his loving wife of 25 years, Karen Gaddy Lonon, and his pride and joy, son Hunter Wayne Lonon, 22; brothers Richard Lonon and wife Donna of Waxahachie, Texas and Craig Lonon and Kathy Woolam of Laguna Vista, Texas and their families.

Additional survivors include mother-in-law and father-in-law Betty and Terry Gaddy; and sisters-in-laws Donna Lavender Lonon, Terri Kelly and Nanette Hyatt and their families.

He is also survived by a multitude of family and friends including cherished fellow members of the Conroe Noon Lions Club.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Texas Lions Camp for Children through the Conroe Noon Lions Club.

A visitation will be held on Monday, November 7, 2011 from 6-8pm at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Montgomery, Texas. Pastor Randy Weaver will officiate services on Tuesday, November 8, at 2 p.m. at Lone Star Cowboy Church in Montgomery, Texas.

You are invited to leave memorial condolences to his family on our website at


Published on from Nov. 5 to Nov. 18, 2011