Mildred (Scott) Melton

Born: Mon., Mar. 4, 1929
Died: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018

Services are to be announced

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Mrs. Mildred Scott Melton, age 89, of Blackshear, died Wednesday night (11/21/18) at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House following an extended illness.

Born March 4, 1929 in Blackshear, she was a daughter of the late Thomas R. Scott, Sr. and Tilla Gray Scott. A lifelong resident of Pierce County, she was retired from Swain Manufacturing in Waycross.  She enjoyed sewing, writing, and taking care of her family and was a member of Blackshear Church of God.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, E.Z. Melton, Sr.; 2 sons, Eddie Melton and Billy Ray Melton; and 4 brothers, Thomas R. “ReddicK” Scott, Jr., Joe Scott, Charles Scott, and Marion Scott.

Survivors include 4 sons, James Marion Melton of Blackshear, Robert Dennis Melton (wife Oveida) of Blackshear, Jerry Timothy Melton of Waycross, and Thomas “Tommy” Daniel Melton (wife Donna) of Blackshear; a daughter-in-law, Sue Melton of Blackshear; 10 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Saturday afternoon (11/24/18) at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Blackshear City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday one hour prior to the service.

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