James O. ‘Bud’ Melton

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Services for James O. “Bud” Melton, of Brookhaven, were 2 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 23, at Community Funeral Services Chapel in Brookhavenwith burial in Union Hall Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Melton, 64, died Aug. 20, 2009, at the University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was born on Jan. 26,1945, in Yazoo City to Mike O. Melton and Frances Melton.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and a brother.

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Survivors are his wife, Joyce Melton, of Brookhaven; onedaughter, Nancy Green and husband, Ben, of Brookhaven; his threesons, Billy Upton and wife, Debby, of Brookhaven, Michael Upton andwife, Kay, of Cotton Valley, La., and Jason Case and fiancé,Jennifer, of Bogue Chitto.

He has two sisters, Linda King and Dean Wilburn; and threebrothers, Reggie, Fred and David Melton. He also has fivegrandchildren, Joanna, Jessica, Brittany, Kayla and Jacob Mariah.Also he has two special pets, Prince and Lady Bug.