Evelyn Annette Melton, 58, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at her residence.
Born July 15, 1945, at Portageville, Mo., she was a daughter of the Late Lawrence Slayton and Gladys Finney Slayton.
On Aug. 18, 1962, at Portageville, she married Ray Melton who preceded her in death.
Surviving are one daughter, Mary Hillis of Malden; one son, Mark Melton of Malden; five brothers, Don Slayton of St. Louis, Paul Slayton and Joe Slayton of Portageville, Roger Slayton of Hayti, Mo. and Gary Slayton of Washington; one sister, Shirley Gray of New Madrid, Mo.; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Gordon Melton; two daughters, Janie Melton and Mary Ann Melton; and two brothers, Jerry Slayton and Jimmy Slayton.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, June 6, at Bradshaw Chapel with the Rev. Dale Melton officiating.
Burial will be in Rosewood Cemetery at Malden.