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Jackie Melson, 66, Melson Ridge, KY (1953-2020)

Jackie Bunch Melson of the Melson Ridge community passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at her home. She was 66 years old.

In accordance with Governor Behear's recommendations and in compliance with the CDC, private burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery.

For anyone who would like to leave a condolence message for the family, please go to Jackie's obituary on our website ( and we will see that the family receives it.

She was born April 3, 1953, in Russell County, KY, to the late Ezra and Lanie Cape Bunch. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Melson, on March 2, 2020. Jackie formerly worked at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown as a Med Tech.

Survivors include:
  • Four sons - Christopher Thomas, Adam Melson, Dwayne Melson & Tommy Melson all of Melson Ridge
  • One brother - Royce Bunch of West Chester, Ohio
  • 11 grandchildren, including a special grandson, Elijah Melson
  • Several other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Jackie Melson, 66, Melson Ridge, KY (1953-2020)

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