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Margie L. Melton


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Margie L. Melton Obituary
MARGIE L. MELTON was born on July 9, 1925 to Eddie and Mary Louise McCrary in Chicago, Illinois. Margie went to be with the Lord, passing away peacefully at home from natural causes on August 16, 2016. Margie was preceded in death by both of her parents, husband Joseph T. Melton and son Terrell J. Lindsey. Margie graduated from DeSable High School in 1944. Later marrying and moving to California in 1963. Margie was employed as a Keypunch Operator for various governmental agencies before becoming a Health Clerk with the Riverside Unified School District from where she retired in 1990. At the time of her passing Margie was an active member of the Society of Military Widows, Riverside County Chapter 13 and a member of First Baptist Church in the city of Riverside. Margie leaves to cherish her life and memory, brother Lawrence "Eddie" McCrary and his wife Nan; her daughters, Temetry Lindsey and Tanya Thornton; her granddaughters Samantha, Diahann and Erin; and grandson Christopher, Jonathan and Jason and 10 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews, loving friends and other family. Viewing will be held at Tillman Riverside Mortuary on August 24, 2016, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Mrs. Melton's funeral services will be held on August 25, 2016 at 10:30 am at First Baptist Church, 5500 Alessandro Blvd., Riverside, CA with interment at the Riverside National Cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her husband Joseph. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her beloved church, First Baptist, in her name. I will miss you and love you the rest of my life Mom.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 23, 2016
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