Frances Gayle Melton Obit

Wood Co TX 

Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay

Rains County Leader

Rains Co. Leader
Sept 14, 2004

Frances Gayle Melton

Funeral services for Frances Gayle Melton, 56, of Alba were held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home Chapel, Alba with Bro. James Wheat officiating.  Burial was in Salem Cemetery, Alba. Pallbearers were Thomas Melton, Jimmy Melton, Rick Pennington, James Melton, Johnny Melton, Kevin Pennington, Danny Melton and Donny Pennington.  Mrs. Melton died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at her residence in Alba.  She was born July 25, 1948, in Mineola. She was a life-long resident of Alba. She was a homemaker and worked in healthcare as a nurses’ aide in a nursing home for 16 years. She was a member of the church of Christ.  She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Alvin J. Melton of Alba; son, Rodney and Pam Melton of Alba; daughter, Arlene and Colten Lawrence of Mineola; brother, Buddy Thorn of Mineola; sisters, Tootsie Chambers of Irving, Norma Keen of Lindale, and Barbara Wong of Arlington; and four grandchildren.   She was preceded in death by her parents, R.P. “Pete” and Norma Valerie Thorn; a son, Joey Land Melton; three sisters, Wilma Mitchell, Peggy Pennington, and Patsy Mason.