Edna Alene Melson


Edna Alene Melson, 85, of the Cundiff community, died Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 10:20 a.m. at Green Hill Manor Nursing and Rehab in Greensburg.
She was born August 29, 1938 in Adair County to the late Roy and Mamie Cape Helm. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sons and one daughter-in-law, Walter Dewayne Melson, Ronnie Lee Melson, Donnie and Gayle Melson; one brother, Roy Helm Jr.; and two sisters, Louise George and Thelma Bunch. She was a member of Melson Ridge United Baptist Church and retired from Union Underwear.
Survivors include her husband, Walter Melson of Cundiff; one son, Gary Melson (Vicki) of Cundiff; three sisters, Faylene Spencer and Barbara Polston, both of Cundiff and Irene Spencer of Fairplay; six grandchildren, Donnie Joe Melson (Tralisa), Stacey Ayers (Rodney), Jennifer Wall (Mike), Tabitha Coomer, Brandon Melson (Heather), Andrew Melson (Jordan); 13 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Mitchell Eggers officiating and burial in Burchett Cemetery.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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