Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

November 29, 2012

Grover Steward Melton

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Grover Steward Melton, 92 of Blooming Grove, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.

He was born Nov. 16, 1920 to James Grover and Amanda Melton in Dresden.

He was a member of the Navarro Mills Baptist Church and also a member of Gideons International. He enjoyed farming and raising cattle and also enjoyed gardening.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Melton.

Survivors include his son, Grover N. Melton and wife Judy of Irving; daughter, Valda Dracopoulas and husband Gus of Irving; brother, Dean Melton of Corsicana; sister, Sybil Malone of Corsicana. He is also survived by six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and by special friend ,Robert Richardson.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel with J. Paul Mills and Dr. Debbie Chisom officiating. Interment will follow at Dresden Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brett Melton, Benny Melton, Dennis Melton, Robert Richardson, David Malone and Percy Morton.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Grover Steward Melton obituary.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.