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“Oh mom.. I miss you so much... this still seems like a nightmare.. you were an amazing woman and the best mom that anyone could ever ask for... ...Read More »
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“Loved this lady and her family... ”
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“Prayers to you and your family during this difficult time and loss. ”
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“I am so sorry for your loss. It is so hard to loose a Sibling. My prayers are with you and your family. May God bless Shirley's life. ”
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CENTRAL CITY- Shirley Ann Wood Melton, 75, of Central City died Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6:05 AM at her residence. Mrs. Melton was born in Muhlenberg County on April 22, 1944, where she lived as a homemaker, and was a member of Richardson Chapel General Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Ray McGinley; parents, James Franklin and Bonna Mae Wood; sisters, Wanda Carter and Janie Wood; brothers, Bill Woods, James Wood, Glenn Woods; first husband, Jimmy Glenn Griffith.

Survivors include her husband, Lonnie Edward Melton of Central City; children, Linda (Chris) Taylor of Franklin, TN, Teresa (Ken Stout) Rogers of Bowling Green, Sandra Griffith of Central City, Janice Murphy of Central City, Buddy (Tina) Griffith of Central City; grandchildren, Stephanie (Adam) Graves, Hannah (Austin) Burt, Ethan Taylor, Ted Rogers, Rebecca (Rudy) Stiltner, Erin Tompkins, Natasha Beckham, Katie Rogers, Justin (Lana) Fleming, Levi Murphy, Amber (Curtis) Fox, MaKayla (Adam) Harvey, Mikey Griffith; great-grandchildren, Sophie, Baylor, Bristol, Duncan, Ryan, Abbigail, Robbie, Tori, Isaiah, Noah, Lia, Mayson, Camdyn, Bailey, Liv, Tatum, Allison, Bentley, Oliver; brothers, Harrison (Hanna) Wood of Ozark, AL, Wayne Wood of Bradley, IL.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Rev. Larry Lile officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City. Visitation will be held Monday, November 18, 2019 at 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at