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Jewel Spears Melton, 91, of Briggsville, died Thursday, August 10, 2006, at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville.
She was born January 1, 1915, at Wing, Arkansas to David and Polly Ann Green Spears. She was a homemaker and a member of the Briggsville United Methodist Church for over 50 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arley Melton; three brothers; and four sisters.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby Neal and Shirley Melton of Briggsville; two daughters, Nina Dell Lofland of Briggsville and Barbarette Lambert of New Blaine; six grandchildren, Billy Lofland Jr., Becky Ramey, Brian Lambert, William Lambert, Stacey Lewis, and Cheryl D. Dollard; and nine great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 14, 2006, at Mt. Zion Cemetery at Briggsville with the Rev. Lacy Minnie officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.
A visitation will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. on Sunday, at Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville.

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