Leon Melton, age 85, of Garvin, Oklahoma, died Monday, August 30, 2021 at the Mercy Hospital in Waldron, Arkansas. He was born on Thursday, October 210, 1935 to Leonard Thomas and and May Viola McClain Melton in Ringold, Oklahoma.
Leon and his wife, Frances served the Lord in ministry for over 60 years in the Assembly of God Churches. He loved his family and being outside enjoyed God's beautiful creation. Leon loved his family and playing the guitar. He worked many years for Dixon Brothers in Idabel. Leon was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Leon was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Frances Melton; one son, Larry Naylor, brothers Grady Melton, L.V. Melton and Doyle Melton; his sisters, Esther Gentry and Juanita Melton.
He is survived by his daughter in law, Amenda Naylor of Waldron; one brother, Kenneth Melton of Garvin, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Stephanie Williams of Mountain View, Arkansas, Stacie Anderson of Minot, North Dakota, Brooke Yandell and husband, Derek of Parks, Arkansas and Jewelyn Beyard and husband, Michael of Waldron, Arkansas; seven great grandchildren, Aspen, Alissa, Brandon, Jackson, Chesnie, Phisher and Benson; three great-great grandchildren, Hollie, Abigail and Brantley; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at the Garvin Cemetery Cemetery in Garvin, Oklahoma with Reverend Ben Pollock officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Brumley Funeral Home in Broken Bow, Oklahoma.Visitation will be general.
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