Michael H. Melton

Published 5:00 am Thursday, September 18, 2008

Services for Michael H. Melton, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel in Brookhavenwith burial in Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery in LincolnCounty.

Mr. Melton, 46, died Sept. 14, 2008, at his residence. He wasborn in Brookhaven on Aug. 31, 1962, to Mike “Heavey” Owen Meltonand Frances Hanna Melton.

He was a tanker man on tow boats, a welder’s helper, a painterand sandblaster and did general construction. He was a wonderfullycaring father and husband, who enjoyed spending time with familyand friends. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and his dogs. He wasa member of Mt. Zion Church of Christ.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; a niece, Sandy Melton;and a close nephew, Butch Melton.

Survivors are his wife, Tjwana Montgomery Melton; his sons,Anthony Melton and wife, Sissy, and Michi Melton; his daughters,Naomi Britt and husband, Jimmy, and Megan Caples and husband,Chris; his brothers, Reggie Melton, Fred Melton and wife, Frances,Bud Melton and wife, Joyce, and David Melton and wife, Mavis; asister, Linda King and husband, Johnny; his father-in-law andmother-in-law, Robert and Dorothy Montogomery; his twograndchildren, Michala Britt and Zade Melton; his nieces, TeresaReeves and Melissa Wilson; his nephews, Kelly Melton and KevinMelton; his great-nieces, Hannah Britt and Allison Britt; and agreat-nephew, Brendon Melton.

Pallbearers are Michi Melton, Mason Wilson, Clinton Smith,Kennis Montgomery, Chance Butler and Jack Joffrion.

The family would like to thank Dr. Yarborough, Dr. Que, HospiceMinistries and staff, for all of the care they gave Mike this pastyear. He once said that he was fortunate to have known the love andcare of family and friends, while he was still here. The familywould also like to thank Harrigill Funeral Home and Mt. Zion, whoshowed him lots of care and friendship prior to his death.