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Sylvia Melton

February 1, 2021


Sylvia Melton, age 85, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully at Knox Community Hospital on Monday, February 1, 2021.

She was born on December 7, 1935 in Gap Mills, West Virginia and was the daughter of the late Robert and Glovina (Wickline) Carper.

Sylvia is survived by her son, Jeff (Gwen) Melton; three grandsons, Nick Melton, Jay (Liz) Melton and Zack (Abbigayle) Melton; brother, Jim (Nikki) Carper; nephew Jude Carper; nieces Karen McWilliams, Marilyn (John) Freer, Ellen (Bob) Miller, Donna (David) Wittmer, Miriam Bostic and several great-nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband James “Jim” Melton in 2017.

The family is observing private services with burial in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

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