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Mrs. Joy  Faye Melton

Obituary for Mrs. Joy Faye Melton

February 6, 1932 - October 12, 2020
Murray, Kentucky | Age 88


Mrs. Joy Faye Melton, age 88, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Monday, October 12, 2020, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

Mrs. Melton was born on February 6, 1932, in Murray, Kentucky, to the late Clarence Folwell and Charity (Bell) Folwell. She retired from Fischer Price and was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Noel "Red" Melton; to whom she married on March 8, 1948, in Corinth, Mississippi; one son, Roger Melton; as well as one brother, Riley Folwell.

Survivors include two sons, Terry Melton and wife Amy of Richmond, Virginia and Rick Melton and wife Lori of Murray, Kentucky; one daughter-in-law, Sharon Melton of Bardwell, Kentucky; seven grandchildren, Amanda Cornell and husband Luke, Adam Melton and wife Tayler, Kelly Barriault and husband Eric, Leslie Lyons and husband Kevin, Lauren Melton, Christopher Melton and wife April, and Samuel Melton and wife Faith; as well as 10 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, October 16, 2020, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Bro. Boyd Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Barnett Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., on Friday, October 16, 2020, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

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