Clifton White Melton

80 year old Clifton White Melton of Liberty died Wednesday at Stones River Hospital of an extended illness. He was born in Cannon County, a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Mount Moriah Baptist Church and a retired employee of the Colonial Corporation and a farmer. The funeral will be Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Junior Hibdon, Tim Pack and Tim Pelham will officiate and burial will be in the Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, John D. Melton and Ora Lee Hale Melton Anderson and his brother, Charles Anderson; and his step-father, Edgar Lee Anderson. He is survived by his wife, Corrine Jones Melton of Gassaway. A son, Stanton and his wife Mary Elizabeth Melton of Rockford, Illinois. Three grandchildren, Teneia Melton Capes and her husband Rodney of Chicago, Jordan E. Melton and his mother Rita Robinson of Liberty, and Jonathan Delta Melton of Rockford, Ilinois. One great grandchild, Natalie N. Capes of Chicago. Three sisters, Irene Roberts of Donelson, Billie Simpson of Smithville, and Fay Armstrong of Woodbury. One brother, E.L., Jr. and his wife Brenda Anderson of Liberty. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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