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Ellen Pearl (Flowers) Melton

December 1, 1932 ~ October 15, 2021 (age 88)


ELLEN FLOWERS MELTON age 88, of 2072 Edwin Robertson Road, Roxboro, NC died Friday morning, October 15, 2021 at Commonwealth Senior Living in South Boston, VA.


Mrs. Melton was born December 1, 1932 in Darlington County, SC, daughter of the late William Morris & Marjorie Sanderson Flowers and was wife of 63 years to the late John Henry Melton, Sr.  She was a homemaker and was a member of Theresa Baptist Church.


Ellen enjoyed sewing, cooking, flower and vegetable gardening, participating in church activities, and sharing time with her family. 


Surviving are four children, John Henry Melton, Jr. & wife, Lori of Cedar Park, TX, William Harris Melton & wife, Susan, Lucille M. Wilkerson all of Roxboro, NC, Lenora M. Minon & husband, Brian of North Myrtle Beach, SC, nine grandchildren, Brooke Tippett, Blake Melton, Darrell Wilkerson, Derrick Wilkerson, Joshua Melton, Jason Melton, Jeffrey Melton, Jennifer Melton, Justin Morgan, thirteen great grandchildren, sister, April Smith, and brother, Billy Flowers & wife, JoAnn.


In addition to her parents and husband Mrs. Melton is preceded in death by a great granddaughter, Gabbie Linda Tippett, and sister, Jane F. Edens.


Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 18, 2021 at Theresa Baptist Church with the Rev. Herbert Brown officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends and guests from 6:30 till 8:00 p.m. Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Theresa Baptist Church and other times at the home.


Pallbearers will be Lynn Brandon, Blake Melton, Jason Melton, Jeffrey Melton, Joshua Melton, Justin Morgan, Kevin Tippett, Darrell Wilkerson, Derrick Wilkerson, and George Woody.


Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to the Theresa Baptist Church General Fund, 3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, NC 27574. 


Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at

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October 17, 2021

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574

Funeral Service
October 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574


Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro NC 27574

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