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Violet Melton

September 21, 1945 ~ May 14, 2017 (age 71)
Lakeland – Violet Wilson Melton, 71, passed away on May 14, 2017, at her residence. Violet was born September 21, 1945, in Troup County, Georgia to Edgar & Eula Wilson and was a retired security officer.

Violet is survived by her husband, James Clifford Melton, Jr.; daughters, Barbara D. Peeples and Dianne Bryant; grandchildren, Barbara Dawn Taylor and Aaron Richardson; great grandchildren, Michael & Nathan Gay and Jackson & Nicholas Evans; step-children, Jimmy Melton (Robin) and Jeanie Rice Tony); step-grandchildren, Reid Melton (Tory), Brooke Melton, Adam Rice and Nicole Rice; step-great grandchildren, Kendal and Tanner Rice.

A gathering of family and friends will begin at 2 p.m. followed by a chapel service at 3 p.m., on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens.

 Service Information

May 18, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lakeland Funeral Home
2125 South Bartow Hwy
Lakeland, FL 33801

May 18, 2017

3:00 PM
Lakeland Funeral Home Chapel
2125 S. Bartow Hwy
Lakeland, FL 33801


Lakeland Memorial Gardens
2125 South Bartow Road
Lakeland, FL 33801

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