Howard Lee Melton
Funeral Date: 10/12/2005

Howard Lee Melton, age 92, of Sulphur, LA., (formerly of Orange, TX.), died Sunday October 9, at Franklin Medical Center in Winnsboro, LA. Born February 22, 1913 at Warren, AR. a son of the late Walter Carliss Melton and Thelma Curry Melton he was a retired welder for Lake Charles Firestone Rubber Company with 23 years of service, member Orange, TX., Community Church, member Warren Lodge # 33 F.& A.M., a World War II U.S. Air Corps Veteran and the widower of Geraldine Donovan Melton who died October 16, 1997. They were united in marriage October 22, 1940. Survivors are 1 son Walter Thomas Melton and spouse Sherryl of Sulphur, LA. 1 brother Raymond J. Melton of Memphis, TN. 3 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services were 2:00 p.m. Wednesday October 12, Oakland Cemetery in Warren, AR. with Rev. Jim Bales officiating. Soloist was Tully McCoy. Arrangements by Frazerís Funeral Home of Warren. Active pallbearers were James Wright, James Mew, Scott Melton, Carl Savage and R.P. Outlaw.