Larry Wayne Melton

Friday, November 16, 2018
Larry Wayne Melton

Larry Wayne Melton, 67, of Corning, Ark., passed away November 15, 2018, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark.

He was born on October 30, 1951, in McDougal, Ark., and was the son of Garland and Lula Melton.

Larry was united in marriage to Phyllis (Battle) Melton on Feb. 24, 1987.

He was preceded in death by his father, Garland Melton; mother, Lula Melton; and brothers, Don Melton, J.T. Melton, Thomas Earl Melton and Roger Frazze.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Melton of Corning, Ark.; sons, Shane (Paula) Lerma of Paragould, Ark. and Jason Melton of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughters, Shannon (Randal) Trammell of Piggott, Ark. and Shala (Terry) Riney of Paragould, Ark.; sisters, Veda Beecher of Corning, Ark., Marie Kilbreath of McDougal, Ark., and Dora Mae Beecher of McDougal, Ark.; brothers, Ewell (Caroline) Melton of Paragould, Ark. and Homer Melton of Piggott, Ark.; grandchildren, Lindsey (Landon) Hunter of Piggott, Ark., Amber Trammell of Piggott, Ark., Kinsey Lerma of Paragould, Ark., Asher Lerma of Paragould, Ark., Aaron Trammell of Marmaduke, Ark., Zachary Trammell of Piggott, Ark. Chase Riney of Paragould, Ark., Kahlan Riney of Paragould, Ark. and Marissa Melton of Jacksonville, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Kaleb Hunter of Piggott, Ark. and Kylie Hunter of Piggott, Ark.; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, in Piggott, with Jared Hancock officiating. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Pallbearers will be Carol Shipman, Terry Bradberry, Mark Williams, Marvin Kilbreath, Russell Kilbreath and Junior Lee Honeycutt. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, prior to services, on Saturday at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott.