Marian M. Melton, 95, of Springfield, IL died at 2:44 pm, on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at her home. She was born on February 16, 1918 in Naples, IL to Leo and Mabel Bentley Adams. She married Albert Melton and he preceded her in death on December 3, 1994. Also preceding Marian in death are her 2 brothers; John Adams and Leonard Adams; 2 sisters, Dora Mae Thomas and Barbara Stevens.
Marian is survived by 2 daughters, Alberta Hammond of Springfield and Mabel (John) Good of Danville, IN; 2 sons, Robert (Georgiann) Melton of New Berlin and James (Valerie) Melton of Silver City, IA; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Ollie McCormick of CA and Eleanor (Mac) McFadden of Laughlin, NV; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Marian worked at Hobbs Manufacturing Company for 20 years and retired in 1980.
Visitation: 9-10 am, Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Robert Freeman officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.