Debra Melton

Obituary of Debra Richardson Melton

Debra “Toni” Richardson Melton was welcomed into her Heavenly Home on Wednesday May 25, 2022. She was born in 1956 to the late William Allen and Shirley Mulkey Richardson. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, a brother, Jeffery “Sam” Richardson, and her husband Jerry Melton, Sr. Debra was a loving, caring and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and Christian. Debra is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jerry Jr. and Kathy Melton; daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Curtis Groce; Jennifer and Tracy Arnold; Barbara and Gary Lesich; grandchildren, Ashley Viars, Zachary Viars, Elijah Arnold, Summer Spence, Makaila Arnold, Jason & Sarah Lesich, Christopher Lesich and great grandchildren, Nolan Viars, Sean, Jacob, Raelyn, & Faline Lesich.; sisters, Connie “Pepper” Kincer; Judy “Tiny” Delp; brother, Stephen “Happy” Richardson; special aunt, Hallie “Faller” Mulkey. Graveside service will be held 11 A.M. on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at the Speedwell United Methodist Church Cemetery with Darrell Melton officiating. There will be no Visitation. Online condolences can be sent to the family at