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Obituary: Vennie Wright Melton, 83, Cumberland Co. native

Vennie Avelene (Evelyn) Wright Melton, age 83 of Danville, KY formerly of Glasgow and Burkesville, KY passed away Monday, May 03, 2010 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Hospital in Danville.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 05, 2010, at 1pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St. Burkesville, KY with Bro. Scott Peden and Bro. Danny Wyatt officiating. Burial will be in the Burkesville Cemetery.Visitation from 10amCT, Wedesday, May 5, 2010, until funeral hour at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, Burkesville, KY.

Vennie Avalene Wright Melton, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2010)

Vennie Avalene (Evelyn) Wright Melton, was born Monday, April 11, 1927 in Cumberland Co., KY. She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Lena Hardin Wright. She died Monday, May 3, 2010, in Danville, Boyle Co., KY, at the age of 83 years and 22 days.

She was a retired employee of Mallory's in Glasgow, KY, and was a member of the Coral Hill Church of Christ in Glasgow. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three sisters, Imogene Boils, Mattiejewell Suratt, and Golda Anderson, one brother, Kenneth Wright, and one granddaughter, Katie.

Survivors include the following:
  • One son: Ronnie Melton and his wife Gina of Danville, KY

  • One daughter: Barbara Van Kuren and her husband James of Jacksonville, AR

  • One sister- Ruby Spears of Midlothian, TX

  • Two grandchildren, one great grandson and a host of other relatives and friends survive
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, Burkesville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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