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“Joyce, Mel, Dan, & Massey. May God grant you peace and comfort in the time of your loss. We love you! ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Rachel & Luke Tudor - Tell City, IN

“So sorry for your loss Melvina and Joyce. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Evelyn Lane - LEESVILLE, SC

“May God's promises and words of assurance provide you with hope and comfort. Peace and condolences... Pastor Alvin Shrum, Cedar Grove Lutheran...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Rev. Alvin Shrum - Leesville, SC

“Mr.Price will be truly missed .He was a really loving and caring man ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: The Green Family - Columbia, SC

“Mrs. Joyce and family, I am truly sorry about Mr. Melvin. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and be with you...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Jo Ann Williams - Leesville, SC

“You all are in our thoughts & prayers. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Richter - Newburgh, IN

“Our condolences to you and your family. You are in our prayers. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Burrell Family - Swansea, SC

“Thinking of you. We love you. Sandra Warren Larry Warren Frances Shaw James & Ruth Adams Jr. & Mary Warren Tammie Covington ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Tammie Warren Covington - SC


Melvin Price, 79, peacefully passed away Monday December 16, 2013. Melvin was born in Lexington County on January 17, 1934. He was the son of the late Lonnie Edgar and Carrie Taylor Price. He married Joyce Frye Price on April 12, 1952. Melvin retired from Pacific Mills (Spring Industries) where he worked along side his twin brother, Marvin, for 46 years. Melvin was a member of First Calvary Baptist Church where he and Joyce volunteered with Meals on Wheels. Melvin enjoyed hunting, Atlanta Braves Baseball and spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Joyce Frye Price, daughter, Melvina "Mel" Drake, his twin brother, Marvin O. Price, sisters, Ellen and Betty Shealy, Dorothy Clamp and Evalou Alexander, and a granddaughter, Massey Drake. He was predeceased by a daughter, Jeanette Price, brothers Ray, Ernest, Joe, Hubert and Voight Price, sisters, Mozell Oxner, Connie Hite and Lucy Koon. Services for Melvin N. Price, 79, will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at First Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8:00 pm Wednesday at Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Historic B-L Chapel. Memorials may be made to First Calvary Baptist Church 2320 Cedar Grove Road Leesville, SC 29070.

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