Services for Marilyn Melton were held Friday, July 11, 2014, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.

The Rev. Keith Fulton officiated. Burial followed in Old Pearl Valley Cemetery in Neshoba County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Melton, 52, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at her residence.

She was born and reared in Neshoba County where she made her home all of her life. Mrs. Melton was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby L. Melton of Philadelphia; son, Tyler Melton of Philadelphia; and sisters, Peggy Barfoot of Philadelphia and Sara Jo Rogers of Arkansas.

Mrs. Melton was preceded in death by her father, Herman Miller; mother, Mona Fern Warren; daughter, Amber Dawn Melton; brother, Tommy Miller; and step-father, Kimbol Boatner.

Pallbearers were Josh Commer, Brett Barfoot, Ricky Barfoot, Chance Miller, Donnie Atkinson and Brad Melton.