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April Maxwell Melton

January 5, 1954 ~ May 23, 2022 (age 68)


Chesterfield, SC


          Ms. April Maxwell Melton, age 68, entered into rest on Monday, May 23, 2022. A gathering of family & friends to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022 between the hours of 2:00 – 4:00 PM in the fellowship hall of Chesterfield Baptist Church, 207 E. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC.


          Ms. Melton was born January 5, 1954 in Norfolk, VA, a daughter of the late Charles Orval and Martha Lou Smith Maxwell. She was a devoted caregiver for many years and a previous employee of INA Bearing. April enjoyed spending time outdoors, working in her flowers, watching birds, and painting. She was a member of Chesterfield Baptist Church and enjoyed taking trips to the beach.


          In addition to her parents, Ms. Melton was also preceded in death by her brother, Charles Stuart Maxwell; and sister, Martha Ann Maxwell Tucker.


          Survivors include her daughter, Jean Allison Maxwell of the home; brother, Ronnie (Cynthia) Maxwell of Chesterfield, SC; niece, Melonie (Chris) Tarlton of Mt. Croghan, SC; nephew, Lee (Amy) Maxwell of Florence, SC; and life-long friend and caregiver of 58 years, Dianne R. Williams of Chesterfield, SC.


          The family wishes to thank Ann Jennett Robinson for the many years of service and dedication. She was a true friend to April.


          Memorials may be made to Chesterfield Baptist Church, 207 E. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709.




Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC ( is serving the Melton family.








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