Raymond J. Melton
Funeral Date: 4/5/2007

Raymond J. Melton, age 82, of Pine Bluff, AR. died Monday April 2, in Memphis, TN. Born August 8, 1924 in Wilmar, AR. a son of the late Walter Melton and Thelma Curry Melton he was a retired millwright at the Pine Bluff Arsenal, member Forrest Park Assembly of God Church, an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict and the widower of Barbara Jean Melton who died September 29, 1990. Also, preceding him in death was a son Michael Melton and brothers Howard Melton and R.G. Melton. Survivors are 1 daughter Darlene Costello of Cordova, TN. 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services 2:00 p.m. Thursday April 5, Forrest Park Assembly of God Church Family Life Center in Pine Bluff, AR. with Rev. David Dalton and Rev. Jim Bales officiating. Burial with flag presentation was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home of Warren, AR. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday April 4, at Frazerís. Active pallbearers were Scott Melton, Cody Melton, James Wright, Jerome Costello, Eric Costello and Dennis Vawter.