Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


June 11, 2014

Charlotte Melton

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Charlotte Melton, age 72, of Jacksonville, will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday,  June 12, 2014, at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home chapel in  Jacksonville with Bro. Jim Slocomb officiating.  Burial will follow at Rocky Springs Cemetery.  Charlotte was born Septembe 2, 1941, in Houston, Texas to Ervin and Maurine Shofner.  She was a member of the Rocky Springs Baptist Church and worked as a secretary.  She was preceded in death by her father, Ervin Shofner and a daughter, Roxanne Herrington.  Charlotte is survived by her husband, Raymond Melton, Sr. of Jacksonville, her mother, Maurine Perkins of Houston, three sons, Keith Cotton of Jacksonville, Terry Beasley of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Danny Payne of Louisiana, three daughters, Sherry Jenkins of Jacksonville, Debbie Hooks of Jacksonville, and karen Buchtien of Houston, three brothers, Lionel "Butch" Perkins of Houston, Dan Perkins of Houston and Ron Perkins of California, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family members.  Pallbearers will be Terry Bradshaw, Mike Ashley, Kenny Haley, Aaron Collier, Jonathan Reynolds and Carlos Ordonez.  The family would like to give a very special thank you to Dr. David Dukes and Heart to Heart Hospice for the loving care given to Charlotte.  Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville, TX.

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