Nelma Faye “Bea” Pogue, of Kingston, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Jamestown Assisted Living. She was born August 22, 1934 in Harriman and has been a life long resident of Roane County. Mrs. Bea was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Harriman. She loved talking on the phone with her dear friends. She also enjoyed cleaning house. Preceded in death by her husband, Carlos Jack Pogue & prior husband, Henry Melhorn; daughter, Teresa Roberts; parents, Jess & Winnie Mae Griffis Clark; brother, Junior Clark; Bea’s twin sister, Thelma Grubb; sister, Peggy Avery.
Children Tony Melhorn of Oliver Springs
Tim Melhorn & wife, Lesa of Coalfield
Grandchildren Brad Roberts & wife, Danielle
Lawana Evans & husband, Richard
Cassidy Melhorn & wife, Victoria
Drake Melhorn & wife, Andrea
Great-grandchildren Kaylee Roberts, Addison Roberts, Ellie Evans, Kylie Melhorn
Sister Ann Melhorn of Oliver Springs/Joyner community
Several extended family members and many dear friends
Bea requested a private graveside service which was held at Childs Memorial Cemetery in Harriman. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 180 Pine Ridge Road, Harriman, TN 37748, for fellowship hall renovations. Online register book can be signed at www.frakerfuneralhome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston in charge of all the arrangements.
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