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Seventh Generation (Continued)

Family of Leona Alice PAYNE (162) & Samuel Joseph MELTON

364. Alford Alton MELTON Senior. Born on 13 Jul 1900 in Wolfe City, Texas.

On 2 Dec 1917 when Alford Alton was 17, he married Lucy Edith WAMMACK. Born on 19 May 1905. At the age of 59, Lucy Edith died on 17 Nov 1964.

They had the following children:
i. Ina Lovell. Born on 9 Aug 1919 in Lakeview, Texas.

Ina Lovell first married Jess BEWLEY.

Ina Lovell second married Paul Henry VAN DALSEM.

713 ii. Arvel Lee (1921-)
iii. Alford Alton. Born on 7 Jul 1924 in Lakeview, Texas.

365. Clifford Presley MELTON. Born on 9 Nov 1902. Alias/AKA: "Dutch".

Dutch played the fiddle with Bob Wills at country dances.

On 19 Dec 1925 when Clifford Presley was 23, he married Mary Beatrice RISINGER, in Lakeview, Texas. Born on 20 Dec 1907. At the age of 26, Mary Beatrice died on 29 Aug 1934.

They had one child:
i. Sammy Edmon. Born on 12 Jul 1934. Sammy Edmon died on 14 Jul 1934.

366. Willard Loyd MELTON. Born on 16 Feb 1916 in Lakeview, Texas.

Willard Melton served in the 25th Infantry Division in World War II. He served at Guadalcanal, Luzon, and New Guinea. He is a retired welder and refinery belt inspector for Potash Company of America.

On 18 Jan 1942 when Willard Loyd was 25, he married Audie Ruth WILSON, daughter of Marion Auther WILSON & Mamie Drucilla SANDERS. Born on 3 Dec 1923. Alias/AKA: "Tiny".

They had the following children:
714 i. Marilyn (1948-)
ii. Pamela Kay. Born on 16 Jul 1951 in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Pamela Kay married John Simeon THERRELL III, son of John Simeon THERRELL Junior & Kathie Eugenia McDAD. Born on 5 Feb 1950.

John Simeon Therrell is a partner in Monroe Insurance Company, Aberdeen, Mississippi.

715 iii. Carl Lee (1955-)
716 iv. Billy James (1959-)

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