Shirley Ann Wood Melton


CENTRAL CITY- Shirley Ann Wood Melton, 75, of Central City died Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6:05 a.m. at her residence. Born April 22, 1944, in Muhlenberg County she was a homemaker, and 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, Tenn., 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 and 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, Ala. and Wayne Wood of Bradley, Ill.

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


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