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Frances M. Melvin

October 11, 1930 March 10, 2016
Frances M. Melvin
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Obituary for Frances M. Melvin

Frances M. Melvin, a resident of Milford, died on March 10, 2016 at the age of 85.

She was born on October 11, 1930 in West Virginia, the daughter of Troy and Lavada Lena (Schultz) Johnson. It was in West Virginia that she met George Melvin, a recently discharged veteran of WWII. He captured her heart and they were married in Arlington, Ohio on October 16, 1947. Over the next few years they were blessed with the births of two sons and a daughter. In 1953 they moved to Detroit where she worked as a clerk and bookkeeper with J.C. Penny for over thirty years. In 1986 they moved to Milford, where they enjoyed their retirement years, watched their grandchildren grow and savored the loved of their family.

She was preceded in death by her beloved George, in 2006, and is survived by sons, George (Terry) Melvin and David (Elizabeth) Melvin; daughter, Diane Smith; grandchildren, George Arthur (Cathy), Eric (Michelle), Michelle, Aaron, Susan (Mark), Emma and Megan; ten great grandchildren and many extended family members and dear friends who join her family in mourning her passing and giving thanks to God for her life among them.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Saturday, March 12, at 11AM. Burial will follow in Milford Memorial Cemetery. Friends may visit on Friday, March 11, from 4-9PM. Memorials may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society. For further information please phone 248-684-6645.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

11

Mar

4:00 PM 3/11/2016 4:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 3/11/2016 9:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States

Service

Saturday

12

Mar

11:00 AM 3/12/2016 11:00:00 AM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Milford Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

Atlantic Street
Milford, MI 48381

Atlantic Street Milford 48381 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

20450 Civic Center Drive
Southfield, MI 48076
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