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Nancy Laverne MeltonPassing: August 19, 2019


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, August 23rd @ 1:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, August 23rd @ 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Friday, August 23rd

MITCHELL – Nancy Laverne Melton, 71, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019, at her residence.

Born April 9, 1948, in Knoxville, Tennessee, she was the daughter of Huel and Allergra (Lowery) Manuel.  She married Cecil Melton July 13, 1990.

Nancy was a certified nursing assistant and had been employed in home health care.  She was a mother to anyone who needed one.

Cecil Melton of Mitchell
James Manuel of Mitchell
Nellie Stephens of Mitchell
Angel Wheeler of Mitchell
Roxanne Knowles of Mitchell
Timmy Melton of Hardinsburg
Cindy Curren of Mitchell
Tammy Bowling of Orleans
Crystal Melton of Paoli
several grandchildren and great grandchildren
Reasea White of Austin
Gene Manuel of Laurel

Her parents; son, Andy Riley; and siblings, Joe Manuel, Nellie Manuel, Mary Frost, and James Slover, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 23, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Dr. Robert C. Courson, Jr. officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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19 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Rohanda Karnes | http://Mitchell, in
    Date: January 13, 2020
    Fly high i will miss you rip love you
  2. Guest: Tori and Dakota Reynolds | http://Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 23, 2019
    Rest easy Nancy. You were such a sweet person! You always took everyone in, no matter who they were! You sure knew how to make everyone smile!
  3. Guest: Elmer bush | http://In.
    Date: August 22, 2019
    Cecil sorry for your loss will keep you and your family in prayers
  4. Guest: Melissa Cody | http://Mitchell Indiana
    Date: August 22, 2019
    Mammaw Nancy was one of the best mammaws i could have asked for. She was there everytime i needed her. Oh how she loved her flowers. And her grandkids. I miss you so much. Thank you for being you. I love you. I hope you rest easy now. -Love Always- Missy-
  5. Guest: jimmy and ruth boteler | http://jasperalabama
    Date: August 21, 2019
    prayers to all we send our love
  6. Guest: Rohanda Karnes | http://1persimmon park Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: August 21, 2019
    I will miss you very very much but i will see you again and my hole family and friends i love you very very very much
  7. Guest: Scott Strange | http://Mitchell Ind.
    Date: August 21, 2019
    My condolences go out to the family an friends sorry for your loss R.I.P GRANNY
  8. Guest: Janet Noe | http://Mitchell
    Date: August 21, 2019
    Cecil, Was so sorry to hear of Nancy passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Still my favorite brother-in-law. Love from 'your favorite sister-in-law. Janet
  9. Guest: Charity Dotts | http://Bedford
    Date: August 21, 2019
    Jim(drifter), Nellie, and family, Our deepest condolences on the passing of your mother. May God Wrap You all in the Hollows of his Hands. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
  10. Guest: Amber Livingston | http://Bedford, Indiana
    Date: August 21, 2019
    You were an amazing person.. you treated me and my kids as if we were really yours and I will never forget all you have done for my family I love you
  11. Guest: Zack Riley | http://Columbus Indiana
    Date: August 21, 2019
    Me Katelynn and the kids love u and we miss u so much mamaw Rest Easy
  12. Guest: Red Dogg | http://Louisville Ky
    Date: August 21, 2019
    having the best of times when you were at the wrestling shows hearing your voice screaming ref he’s got a CHAIN and then rite afterwards Red Dogg you’re a CHEATER i’m also pleased to know that you actually wanted to see me just a few weeks ago means a lot knowing that you actually still wanted to see this old Dogg so with a heavy heart momma i’m glad i got to make it up RIP my Friend
  13. Guest: Zelda | http://Mooresville, indiana
    Date: August 21, 2019
    Thank you Nancy for taking me in when I needed you. You and your family saved my life. Sorry I won't be able to make the funeral. But my love goes to all of you.
  14. Guest: Johnnie herald | http://Mitchell indiana
    Date: August 21, 2019
    My family is lifting you all up in prayer...nancy was such a sweet lady and will be dearly missed.
  15. Guest: Patti Zeigenbein | http://Crocker, Missouri
    Date: August 20, 2019
    Nancy was my second mom the sweetest lady I ever met I will miss her everyday rest in peace
  16. Guest: Amanda cook | http://Mitchell
    Date: August 20, 2019
    Ronny and I miss you so much 💜 and love you so much fly high till we see you agen
  17. Guest: Dustin Mullins | http://Mitchell, In
    Date: August 20, 2019
    Love and miss you grandma.
  18. Guest: Jason Wilcoxen | http://Mitchell
    Date: August 20, 2019
    Love and miss you already, Nancy.
  19. Guest: Carrie R Tolbert | http://Mitchell
    Date: August 20, 2019
    I will always love and miss you grandma😘Rest in peace my angel😇