Imogene I. Melton
Imogene I. Melton, 97, of Mt. Vernon died 4:20 a.m. Oct. 22, 2004, at
Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. She was a retired sales
clerk from J.C. Penny in St. Louis. Mrs. Melton was born March 20, 1907,
in Mt. Vernon to Rufus and Essie (Hutchison) Harmon. She married Reginald
Melton; he died March 11, 1984.
Graveside services will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Oakwood Cemetery.
The Rev. Julie Allison will officiate. Those attending the services are
asked to go directly to the cemetery on Sunday afternoon. Friends may call
from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Melton is survived by a sister-in-law, Pauline B. Peacock of Mt. Vernon;
two nephews, Jack Harmon and wife Sidney of Kingsport, Tenn., and Jerry Harmon
and wife Faith of California; and two nieces, Lilia Hulbert and husband Jerry
of Mt. Vernon and Jane Lynn and husband Richard of Mt. Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, James Richard Melton;
a brother, Glenn Harmon; and a sister, Alma H. Melton.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church
and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral
Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted
to the care of Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, where you may call 242-3348
for obituary information at any time.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: 0ct. 25, 2004
Submitted by Robert W. Loman