Mrs. Margaret Morris Melton, age 88, entered into rest on Friday, March 2, 2018. Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, March 4, 2018 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Pastor Richard Rainwater, Pastor Drew Rainwater, and Phillip Caulder, Jr. with burial to follow in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Mrs. Melton was born October 21, 1929 in Chesterfield County, SC a daughter of the late Hugh and May Belle Alexander Morris. She was a homemaker and faithful member of Faith Fellowship Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, babysitting, watching NASCAR, and talking on the telephone.
Mrs. Melton was the last surviving member of her immediate family of 12 siblings, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Doc Gilbert Melton ; her daughter, Frances Melton Ricks.
Survivors include her children, Perry (Judy) Morris of Hartsville, SC, Bruce (Mary) Melton of McBee, SC, Gilbert Melton, and Mike (Lisa) Melton both of Cheraw, SC; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Willie Faye Morris and Edna Morris both of Hartsville, SC, and Barbara Payne of Cheraw; also numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Faith Fellowship Church, 5015 Hatcher Hill Road, Wallace, SC 29596.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Melton family.