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Betty Melton

Betty Atkins Melton

Monday, August 18th, 1930 - Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Obituary

Betty Atkins Melton, 90, of Black Mountain, unexpectedly passed away on September 3, 2020 and was reunited with her son, Wesley Melton.

A lifelong resident of Black Mountain, Betty was born August 18, 1930 to the late Harry N. and Earl Lena Atkins. Betty was known to all as Nanny, Mama, or Sis. She was a member of Lakey Gap Presbyterian Church, honorary member of the Patriot Guard, and a Gold Star Mother. Betty loved life, her family, her boys, and veterans. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents and son, she is preceded in death by her husband, Herb Melton; and brothers, James “Bud’, Bobby and Johnny Atkins.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Ann Melton Wtulich, David Melton, Nancy Bartlett (Jimmy), Shane Melton (Wendy) and Tim Melton (Robin); 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, 962 Old US Hwy 70, Black Mountain, NC 28711.
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Diane &Stan

Posted at 10:48pm
I am so heart broken. I can not believe sweet Betty is gone.We just talked to her a few days before this happened. I think I called her the morning she had the stroke.She always let the machine pick up and would call me back.Not this time.I know what it is like to lose a dear sweet Mother.Bless you all, David Ann Tim Nancy and Shane.Going down that road will never be the same. Our Love and Deepest Sympathy.Stan and Diane Gilliam
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Susie Nesbitt

Posted at 05:49pm
Condolences to all. Miss Betty was one of a kind and I know she will be missed.
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Rhonda P.

Posted at 03:56pm
Ms. Betty was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever met. I was her mail carrier for many years and she was always met me with a smile and warm wishes. I've never known a soul to so speak anything but kind words about her. She has left a mark on this world and will be missed. Fly to heave Ms Betty and see your boy you have missed for so many years.
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