Benson Melton Obituary

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Benson Smith Melton

February 3, 1933 - June 5, 2014
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Mr. Benson Smith Melton, age 81, of Wellington, Florida passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Born February 3, 1933 in Caldwell County, Benson was the son of the late Fred M. and Floy Smith Melton. Benson worked in real estate for a number of years. He was a veteran of the United States Army and then retired from the National Guard. Survivors include his sister and brother, Aliceanne Compton, husband Robert, of Lenoir; and his friend and caretaker, Leah Owens. A funeral service for Mr. Melton will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel in Lenoir with Dr. Cliff Black officiating....
Mr. Benson Smith Melton, age 81, of Wellington, Florida passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014.

Born February 3, 1933 in Caldwell County, Benson was the son of the late Fred M. and Floy Smith Melton. Benson worked in real estate for a number of years. He was a veteran of the United States Army and then retired from the National Guard.

Survivors include his sister and brother, Aliceanne Compton, husband Robert, of Lenoir; and his friend and caretaker, Leah Owens.

A funeral service for Mr. Melton will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel in Lenoir with Dr. Cliff Black officiating. Full Military honors will be provivded by the National Guard and the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard.

Serving as pallbearers will be Ralph Prestwood, Delbert Cline, Dennis Wolfe, Donald Gray, Ronald Gray and Jon Gray.

Memorials can be made to the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard at P.O. Box 702, Hudson, NC 28638.

Online condolences can be sent to the Melton family at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com.

Pendry's Funeral Home of Lenoir is honored to be serving the family of Benson Smith Melton.

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