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Jimmy Melson, 74, Adair County, KY (1945-2020)

Jimmy Melson, 74, of the Melson Ridge community of Adair County, KY, died Monday, March 2, 2020 at his home.

Funeral Services will be Friday, March 6, 2020 at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Helm officiating. Burial will follow in Shearer Cemetery. Visitation after 10am Friday until time of the service.

Casket Bearers - Richie Melson, Wesley Melson, Scotty Melson, Donnie Joe Melson, Joey Miller & Davey Burchett.

He was born April 4, 1945 in Adair County to the late Russell & Lela Shearer Melson. He was a roofer and a former employee of Melson Roofing Company.

Survivors Include:

His wife - Jacqueline Bunch Melson of Melson Ridge

Four sons - Dwayne, Tommy & Adam Melson & Christopher Thomas, all of Melson Ridge

One sister - Rema Ramlaoui of California

11 grandchildren & four great-grandchildren

Several other relatives & friends also survive

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Jimmy Melson, 74, Adair County, KY (1945-2020)

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