Bobby Lee Melton
Bobby Lee Melton, 72, of Clarksville
died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at his home.
He was a native of Odessa, Texas,
retired pipe line employee, son of the late Robert L. and Annie Martin
Melton, and was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Nancy Lorene
Melton; and three brothers, Jake Dennis, Carl Dennis, and Acey Dennis.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley
Holt Melton; five daughters, Jackie Coulter and husband, Larry, Bonita
Long and husband, Mark, and Laquita Hogue and husband, Raymond, all of
Lamar, Debbie Shay and husband, Wesley, of Knoxville, and Pam Blasczyk
and husband, Steve, of Russellville; five sons, Bobby Neal Melton of
Austin, Texas, Earnest and Brady Duff, both of Clarksville, Gary Duff
and wife, Michelle, of Subiaco, and Dan Duff of Lamar; one brother,
Earl Dennis of Orlando, Fla.; 24 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren;
and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan.
12, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Don Erwin and Rev.
Eddie Birdsong officiating. Burial was in Knoxville Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Earnest
Duff, Gary Duff, Brady Duff, Dan Duff, Greg Holman, and Blake Otwell.
Honorary pallbearers were Carl
Melton, Ted Melton, Verlon Harris, and Dean Hughes.
Memorials may be made to the
Department of Health-Hospice, 22 Sherwood Plaza, Clarksville, AR 72830.