Emory Cemetery, Rains Co. Cemeteries of Tx
Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay
1913 - 2003
Services for George Melton, 90, of Emory were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at Emory Baptist Church with Revs. Rodney Williams and Jason Rolen officiating.
Burial was in Emory City Cemetery under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory. Pallbearers were Bill Beasley, Ernest Holman, Michael Gaby, Garland Massingill, Dempsey Bullock and Don Smith.
Mr. Melton died Wednesday, Nov. 19, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 1, 1913, in Emory to the late Oliver H. and Ozella Smith Melton. He served in the Army during World War II, was a retired case worker for Texas Department of Human Services, and was a member of Emory Baptist Church and Lions Club.
Survivors include son, Wayne Melton of Emory; daughter, Carolyn Potts of Emory; sister, Martha Allen of Lindale; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Faye Varnon Melton, in 1989; one brother and three sisters.
If desired, memorials may be made to the building fund of Emory Baptist Church.