Faye Lavonne Melton, 94, of Greenfield, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehab in Greenfield. She was born June 20, 1919, in Hancock County, as the daughter of Lunis and Lisetta (Buchfink) Sanford.
She was a 1938 graduate of Mt. Comfort High School, the last member of her class. She married William L. Melton on June 20, 1939, they were married 61 years prior to his passing. She worked a number of years at Indiana Rayon (Indiana Knitwear), 20 years at ASCS office and 10 years at Memorial Park Cemetery, Indianapolis before retiring. Faye was a long time member of Greenfield First Presbyterian Church and Greenfield Business and Professional Women’s Club. She enjoyed genealogy, quilting and playing cards.
She is survived by her sons, William F. Melton of Indianapolis, Wayne (Susi) Melton; daughter, Margaret (Maggie) (Bob) Miller of Greenfield; four grandchildren, Jesse (Angie), Jason (Andi) Melton, Brian (Sherri) Miller and Marla L. Wilson all of Greenfield; seven great grandchildren, Brooke, Brittany, Delanie, Jaysa, Taylor, Alex and Braedon; one great-great grandson, Lane and niece Joyce Crock.
She was preceded in death by husband, William L. Melton in 2000; parents and brother, John F. Sanford.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 West Main Street, Greenfield, Indiana 46140. Burial will follow at Philadelphia Cemetery. Rev. John Paulson will officiate.
The family of Faye would like to thank the entire staff and residents of Kindred for their care and compassion shown to Faye and our families. God bless all of you.
Online condolences may be shared at www.stillingerfamilyfuneralhome.com.