Linda Melton King

Published 8:44 pm Friday, January 24, 2020

Funeral services for Mrs. Linda Melton King of Brookhaven, Mississippi, are 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Riverwood Family with burial at Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at Riverwood.

Mrs. Linda Melton King, 70, went to be with her Lord on Jan. 23, 2020, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was born on Sept. 30, 1949, to the late M.O. Melton and Francis Hannah Melton.

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Linda was a member of Mt. Zion Church of Christ, as well as the lady’s Bible study group, and a devoted mother and grandmother.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and brothers, James Melton, Fred Melton, David Melton and Mike Melton.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Johnny King; daughter, Melissa Wilson and husband, Jason, Teresa Reeves and husband, Ronald; brother, Reggie Melton; and sister, Dean Wellborn.

She is also survived by her four grandchildren, Allison Smith and husband, Austin, Parker and Paxton Wilson, Hannah Smith and husband, Joseph; and three great-grandchildren, Emma Smith, August Smith and Samuel Smith.

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