Jerry Lewis Melton

Jerry Lewis Melton, 70, of Laurel went to his Heavenly home on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family in Laurel. He was born Thursday, Feb. 26, 1948 in Laurel.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Spring Hill Baptist Church Cemetery and the burial will follow in Spring Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Brother Jimmy Hood will officiate.

Mr. Melton was preceded in death by father Roger Melton; mother Evelyn Sumrall; brothers Earl Howell Melton and Ray Melton; sister Jeanone Rayner; nephews Craig Melton and Richard Craven.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years Beth Melton; sons Scott Melton (Nicole) and Chris Melton; granddaughters Kassidy Melton, Kinsley Melton and Katelyn Walters; grandsons Kade Melton and Brennan Melton; sisters Gloria Craven (Carl), Sue McClain and Bennie Rogers; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Mark Hancock, Carroll Todd, Adam Hancock, Tyler Hancock, Dylan Todd and Blake Todd.

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