She was a member of Palma United Methodist Church.
She is survived by three sons, Vernon R. Baker Newburg, Ind., Tommy Melton, Robards, and William Melton of Calhoun; three daughters, Anna Higgs of Madison, Charlotte Higginson of Sebree, and Donna Goode of Owensboro; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Wilson “Buck” Melton; one daughter, Amy Emmons; one granddaughter, Tammy Atkin; three brothers and one sister. Her parents were Rainey Rose and Nora Vaughn Rose.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Bro. Ben Northcutt will officiate and burial will follow in the Marshall County Memory Gardens. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the funeral home.