Betty Jean Melton

Born: Fri., Oct. 9, 1931
Died: Mon., May 26, 2014


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., May 29, 2014
Location: Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service


Funeral Service

4:00 PM Fri., May 30, 2014
Location: Cedar Grove United Methodist Church


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Mrs. Betty Jean Melton, 82, of Bostic, died Monday, May 26, 2014.
She was the widow of Gilbert J. Melton, and daughter of the late Kenneth and Johnnie Mae Freeman Melton, and was also preceded in death by a sister, Ginger Melton Harrison; and a brother, Norris Melton. Betty retired from Sunshine Elementary School as a cafeteria worker. She was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane Melton Penson and her husband Norris, of Bostic; two sons, Mike Melton and his wife Libby, of Bostic, and Wayne Melton and his wife Yvonne, of Ellenboro; a sister, Ruby Melton Philbeck: there are six grandchildren, Sonny Penson and his wife Crystal, Amanda P. Freeman and her husband Benson, Michelle Melton and Chris Moore, Nichole M. Whiteside and her husband Rayshawn, Wayne Melton, Jr., and Misty Melton; there are ten great grandchildren, Jacob Penson, Emma Penson, Creed Freeman, Ranger Freeman, Jadaka Melton, Zoie Melton, Tayshaun Whiteside, Genesis Whiteside, Clive Moore, and Donna Harrill; there are many nieces, nephews, cousins, and wonderful friends.  
The Funeral will be conducted at 4:00 pm Friday, May 30, 2014 at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. Rev. David Hawkins, Rev. Paul White, Jr., and Rev. Danny McCain will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Sonny Penson, Jacob Penson, Chris Moore, Benson Freeman, Lloyd Melton, Kevin Harrison, Adam Blecher, and Bob Freeman.
The Visitation will be from 5 pm until 7 pm Thursday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service.
Memorials may be made to the Cedar Grove UMC Cemetery Fund, 160 Toney Road, Bostic, NC 28018.

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Janice Smith Martin
   Posted Tue May 27, 2014
Such a shock to hear about Miss Betty. She was a sweet lady. We all thought alot of her at Rick's auction I just talked to her on Friday night. Prayers for the family.

Cathryn and Cotton
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
We are so saddened to learn of Aunt Betty's death. We will surely miss her smile and laugh. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Cotton and Cathryn Brindle

Frances Glover
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
I am so sorry for the lost of Miss Betty . We all know the Lord has gained a beautiful smiling angel ! I love you Miss Betty !

Pansy McCraw
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
So sorry ,praying for the family.

Betty & Ricky Richard
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
We love Miss Betty and enjoy her coming to the Auction every Friday and Sat. night. We save her a parking place at the front door every auction.
She will be in our hearts for a life time, all that sweetness of hers. Their are not enough words to express how we feel about her. God has taken her home to be with him. We love you miss Betty!!!!!!!!!

Mike and Audrey Greene
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
We are sorry for you loss. Betty will be missed a lot. She always had a smile on her face every time we saw her. Our prayers are with each one of you.

sue l. toms
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
I have known Betty a lifetime always a friendly smile and hello.know that i will be thinking about the family in your loss.may God comfort you at this time.Sue L .Toms

Vivian Fulton
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one (Mrs. Betty). It seems as though I have seen her before. I am praying for y'all during this time.

Sharon and Lamar Crisp
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
Our thoughs and prayers are with you--so sad for your loss.

Melba Dodson, Hannah Grubb, & family
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
Betty was a wonderful person with a big heart! All of you are in our thoughts and prayers!

STEVE AND MARJORIE ROTHELL
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
So sorry for your loss. MawMaw Betty will truly be missed. She has been a part of our lives for a long time. She touched many lives with sweet ways and precious smile. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless you all.

Shannon Patterson
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
So sorry to hear about Miss Betty. A sweet lady

Kimberly Neal Johnson
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
The Neal family will forever keep Mrs. Betty in our hearts and prayers. What a wonderful lady. We all have found memories of her at school and at our mothers beauty shop. Good Bless your family .

Teresa and Jack Vaughn
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
Miss Betty was a sweet and dear lady. She was a special friend to me. She brightened up our auction with her beautiful smile. She will truly be missed. You will be in our hearts forever. We love you and our prayers will be with your family. Hope you meet my son up in heaven.

Larry Patterson
   Posted Thu May 29, 2014
Betty was a wonderful woman. She will be missed.

Nancy L. Goins
   Posted Thu May 29, 2014
Miss.Betty was truly my best friend at Auction World. It makes me sad to hear of her passing. I loved her like a mom, I could talk to her about anything,and she always had something to say to me that would cheer me up and make me feel better.Heaven has gained a beautiful,sweet person,I LOVE YOU MISS.Betty.

Ronnie & Buffy Reep Family
   Posted Thu May 29, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please let us know if you need anything.

Cindy and Family at Ricks Auction
   Posted Fri May 30, 2014
She will be missed alot at the auction by all of us and everyone else! She was a great lady !

gregg,tina,frankie,clyde& family
   Posted Fri May 30, 2014
praying for each one of you. may God be near and comfort all of you.15

Geraldine and Paul Transiskus
   Posted Fri May 30, 2014
We were very saddened to hear of Betty's passing. She was a very dear friend of ours. We
have known her for years.Betty will truly be missed.She is in Heaven now. We love you Betty...

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