JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Theodore "Ted" A. Melton

Theodore "Ted" A. MELTON, 63, of Route 4, died at 10:31 p.m. yesterday at 
Good Samaritan Hospital.  He was a retired employee of the State of Illinois.  
He was employed by the state for 29 years.  
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hughey-Pulley Funeral Home, 
with the Rev. Morris PAXTON officiating.  Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery.  
Masonic Rites will be held at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.  
Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m.
 
Born in Jefferson County on October 8, 1910, he was the son of Arthur and 
Christina (THRELKELD) MELTON.  He married Ethel LOSS, who survives.  Mr. MELTON 
was a member of Jefferson Masonic Lodge No. 368 in Opdyke.
 
Besides his wife Ethel, survivors include three sons, Donald, Gary, and Russell, 
all of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Mrs. Donna ADAMS, Mt. Vernon; and two sisters, 
Mrs. Lois MARTIN, Opdyke, and Mrs. Irene COCHRANE, Mt. Vernon.  He was preceded 
in death by a sister, Margaret, a grandson, and a granddaughter.


Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News 
Date: Friday, May 10, 1974
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
 

 

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