Willie Lee "Poke" Melton Jr.
1956 - 2021
Harris Funeral Home, Inc.
515 South 6th St
Opelika, AL
Willie Lee "Poke" Melton, Jr.

Graveside service for Willie Melton, 65, of Auburn, AL, will be at 12:00 noon, Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Garden Hills Cemetery, 1218 Frederick Road, Opelika, Alabama 36801, Bishop Kenneth Carter will officiate.

Mr. Melton, who passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Piedmont Midtown Hospital in Columbus, Georgia, was born March 1, 1956, in Lee County, Alabama.

Public viewing will be Wednesday, October 13, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Facial covering is required).

He leaves to cherish his memory: one son, Russell C. Melton of Auburn, AL; mother, Mavis Melton of Opelika, AL; four sisters, Peggy Cooper, Joyce Buchanan both of Opelika, AL, Brenda Peacock of Dothan, AL and Evelyn Smith of Murfreesboro, TN; three aunts, Margie Fears of Opelika, AL, Marie (Marion) Jones of Stockton, CA and Janie Patterson of San Diego, CA; two uncles, Arthur (Beatrice) Melton and George Allen both of Albany, NY; two cousins as brothers, Jonathan Fears and Gregory (Janet) Fears both of Opelika, AL; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins , co-workers (work buddies) and friends.

Harris Funeral Home is directing - www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.com to view and sign registry.

Published by The Opelika-Auburn News from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
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Harris Funeral Home
515 South 6th St, Opelika, AL
Graveside service
Garden Hills Cemetery
1218 Frederick Road, Opelika, AL
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To the family of Bro. Willie Melton We offer our deepest sympathy. Shiloh #2 AME Zion Church Trustee Board Many years of service.
Shiloh #2 AME Zion Church
October 17, 2021
Brenda, Our thoughts, prayers and love are shared with your family during this occasion of Willie´s Home-going. May you cherish the memories of his life with you in finding comfort and peace. Allow God to be your Guide.
Sharon and James Kelley, Jr.
October 14, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Delphine Bynum
October 14, 2021
sorry for your loss
cedric patterson
October 13, 2021
The Wilson family offer sincere condolences to Poke's son, mother, and family.
Nellie M Wilson
October 13, 2021
Praying for God's comfort and peace for the family of Bro. Willie Melton, Jr.
LaShay Fleming Smith
October 13, 2021
May God wrap you in His comforting arms. Keep a smile in your heart with your memories of Poke
Angela Debrow Alexander
October 13, 2021
Praying for the family
Brenda Graham
October 13, 2021
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