January 19, 1928 - March 9, 2015
Nellie Melton, 87, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord on the evening of Monday, March 9, 2015 at Henry County Hospital. She was born January 19, 1928 in Albany, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Luther and Ora (McClellan) Hay. Nellie attended Clinton County High School and obtained her GED in 1982. She retired from Delco Remy in Anderson in 1985 after 32 years of service. She was a member of the United Auto Workers Local 662 and was a member of the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church where she was active in the ladies group. Nellie enjoyed gardening, quilting, crocheting and spending time with her family. An excellent cook, she was well known for her cornbread dressing and green beans. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara (husband: Jim) Staton of Indianapolis, her sons, Raymond (wife: Audie) Melton of Pendleton and Alan (wife: Linda) Melton of New Castle; her grandchildren, Jeremy Staton, Julie Jones, Will Melton and Samantha Jo (husband: Ronnie) Overton; her great-grandchildren, Devin Knorr, Braden Knorr, Bailey Jones, Caleb Jones and Brooke Overton; her brothers, Marvin (wife: Alice) Hay and John M. (wife: Jean) Hay both of Albany, Kentucky; several nieces and nephews and a special friend and caregiver, Betty Lou Bruton of New Castle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, her husband, Willie Sam Melton in 1980; two brothers, Brent Hay and Howard Hay and her sister, Ruth Sanderson. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon Friday, March 13, 2015 at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Rev. Gene Bennett officiating. Burial will in South Mound Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 -7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be offered to the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Nellie Melton.
Nellie Melton, 87, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord on the evening of Monday, March 9, 2015 at Henry County Hospital. She was born January 19, 1928 in Albany, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Luther and Ora (McClellan) Hay. Nellie... View Obituary & Service Information
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