Obituary: Dean Melton


Dean Melton, 73 of Cushman died Wednesday, June 24, 2020.  He was born March 22, 1947, in Cushman to Willie and Bessie Grigsby Melton.  He was a retired bricklayer, an U.S. Army Veteran and of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Rodney Dean Melton and sister, Juanita Dunegan.

Survivors include his wife Marie Melton of Cushman; daughter, Carla Melton-Sterling (Will) of Swifton; sisters, Ida Rawlings (Norman) of Cave City and Vicki Moffitt (Michael) of Batesville; two granddaughters, China and Cheyenne Lawrence; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside memorial services will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery near Cushman with Bro. Carl Blankenship officiating.  Arrangements by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.

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