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Henry Fisher Melton, 93
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Mr. Henry Fisher Melton, 93, of McMinnville died Sunday, Feb. 2, at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro. 

He was born in Warren County on Jan. 27, 1927, was a retired machinist with Magnetek Century Electric, a lifelong farmer, and affiliated with the Baptist faith. Mr. Melton was preceded in death by parents Ezekiel and Tennie Mae Underhill Melton and his wife Wilma Jean Fuston Melton.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law John David and Deborah Lynn Melton, granddaughter Kellie Nicole Melton Rowland and husband Chad, and great-granddaughter Catherine Marie Rowland. Many family members and friends also survive.

Graveside service and interment was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery in Cannon County. Elder Ricky Arnold officiated. The Melton family received friends Monday at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 5, 2020