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Maude R. Melton (age 94) passed away (Oct. 10, 2018). She was a native of
Tracy City, TN where she graduated from Grundy Co. High School. She
later moved to Chattanooga and attended UTC.
She was past president of PTA (Parent Teacher Association) at Missionary Ridge Elementary School and
Brainerd Jr. High School and also president of Missionary Ridge Garden club.
Music was an important part of her life. She was music director at
local churches (Brainerd Hills Presbyterian and Westminster Presbyterian)
and was a patron of local musical arts.
She was conscious of her Southern heritage as her ancestors fought in
the Civil War. She was a member of the Grundy Co. Historical society and
the Chattanooga Historical Society.
With her husband (Bryan U. Melton) she had two sons: Rod (of McKinney, TX)(grandchildren:
Heather, Reid, and Neil) and Kim (of Akron, PA)(grandchildren: Jenna, Jordan, and Morgan).
She was the sister of Alma R. Harper, Helen B. Roddy and brother of Burge S.
Roddy (of Tracy City, TN).
Mother, we will miss you so much. Thank you for all you did for us. You left
your mark in this world.
Funeral service will be at 1st Presbyterian Church of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA (Friday Oct 19, 2018, 12:00 noon).
Interment will be (with her husband) in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to 1st Presbyterian Church of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA or
Disabled American Veterans (www.dav.org).
First Presbyterian Church
1 Harker Road, Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742
Disabled American Veterans
3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring KY 41076