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Official Obituary of

Marcus Melton

February 14, 1945 ~ February 24, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Marcus Melton Obituary

Marcus Carson Melton, Jr., age 79, of Kingston, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2024 at NHC Healthcare Fort Sanders in Knoxville.   He was a member of First Baptist Church of Kingston and attended as long as his health permitted.  He enjoyed volunteering and ministering at Jamestown Assisted Living and Sycamore Trace.  He enjoyed helping others.  He retired from TVA where he had worked as a Shift Operations Supervisor.  He served his country proudly as a Sergeant in the United States Air Force, working in Tele-Communications.  Preceded in death by his loving wife of 45 years, Glenda Pauline Melton; daughter, Kimberly Hicks; parents, Marcus Carson Melton, Sr., and Wynemia Crabtree Melton.


Children                                 Danny Melton & wife, Amy of Chattanooga

                                              Wendy Clow & husband, Scott of Jackson, Michigan

                                              Camill Snow of Knoxville


9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren


Brother                                  Freddie G. Melton & wife, Mitzi of Athens


Sister                                     Diane Sheppard of Kingston


Brothers-in-law                      Tommy Breazeale of Harriman

                                              Stacy Davis of Kingston


Sister-in-law                          Helen McClung of Kingston


A host of extended family and many friends


The family will receive friends 4:30 – 6:00 pm, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Fraker Funeral Home in Kingston with funeral service following at 6:00 pm, with Pastor Dale Darley officiating.  Interment will be held 11:00 am, Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood with military honors conducted by the Roane County Honor Guard.  In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Kingston, Alzheimers Association of Tennessee, or the National Breast Cancer Organization.  Online register book can be signed at  Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston in charge of arrangements.

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February 27, 2024

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Fraker Funeral Home
1445 Kingston Highway
Kingston, TN 37763

Funeral Service
February 27, 2024

6:00 PM
Fraker Funeral Home
1445 Kingston Highway
Kingston, TN 37763

Graveside Service
February 28, 2024

11:00 AM
Roane Memorial Gardens
1400 N Gateway Ave
Rockwood, TN 37854


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