Nina L. Melton

Nina L. Melton

Private funeral services for Mrs. Nina L. Melton, 88, of Allons, were conducted at 12 noon, Monday, June 22, 2020, from Free Communion Church of Christ with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating. Burial followed in Chowing Cemetery.

Nina passed from this life Thursday afternoon, June 18, 2020, from Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Nina loved quilting, sewing, and making beautiful works of art with her needle and thread. She enjoyed gardening, going to church, and spending time with her family. She always had a beautiful smile on her face.

Born July 10, 1931, in Indianapolis, IN, she was the daughter of the late Willie “Bill” Chat and Carmen May Stover.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Melton was preceded in death by her husband, Raleigh Melton; a son, Robbie Melton; and a sister, Kay Ledbetter.

Mrs. Melton leaves behind two sons, Lonnie Melton and wife Debbie of Jacksonville, FL, and Larry Melton and Joan of Allons; four daughters, Linda Brower and husband Rodney of Nashville, Gaye Mott and the late Rickey of Sparta, Ila Robbins and husband Ronnie of Livingston, and Julia Poston and husband Steve of Rickman; 17 grandchildren, Mary Kathryn Melton, Greg Borden, Becky Pemerton, Alex Brower, Brandon Melton, Landon Melton, Bryan Melton, Jason Mott, Danyelle Hawkins, Kelsey Robbins, Megan Robbins, Abby Poston, Andrew Poston, Chris Melton, Valerie Melton, Ethan Guy, and Julianne Guy; 15 great grandchildren, Shelby and Samantha Melton, Sarah and Austin Melton, Leah Kate, Mitchell, and Myla Beth Melton, Aylah and Ansley Mott, Brayden and Brynn Hawkins, Thor Goff, Xander and Asher Carwile, and Madalynn Pemerton; two great-great grandchildren, Rheagan and Seth Loughman; a sister, Willa Dean Mayberry of Monroe; a brother, Ben Stover and wife Kathy of Woodville, TX; a host of nieces and nephews; and five special friends, Anna Grace Melton, Amanda Watkins, Elaine Maxfield, Tommie Hensley, and Peggy Hunter.

Pallbearers were Brandon Melton, Landon Melton, Bryan Melton, Jason Mott, Andrew Poston, Brayden Hawkins, Austin Melton, and Mitchell Melton.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home.