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Jean Isabella Melvin

April 5, 1927 April 15, 2019
Jean Isabella Melvin
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Obituary for Jean Isabella Melvin

Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Jean Isabella Melvin, 92, of Kings Mountain passed away April 15, 2019 at Robin Johnson Hospice House. She was born April 5, 1927, daughter of the late James Alexander Melvin, Jr. and Mildred Allen Melvin.

Jean deeply loved her family and was proud of her Scottish heritage. She traveled the world and was a huge Atlanta Braves fan. She graduated from Gastonia High School and Duke University. Jean retired as a laboratory medical scientist at Emory University and attended Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church in Stone Mountain, GA. After retirement, she moved back to her home in Kings Mountain to be closer to her family.

She is survived by her brother, James A. "Skeet" Melvin, III (Barbara Barnes Melvin); nieces, Lou Melvin Burgess (Randy Burgess) and Lee Melvin Davis; nephews, James A. Melvin, IV (Melissa Buchanan Melvin) and Robert Melvin; and several great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Robert Bruce Melvin; niece, Sharon Lynn Melvin; and great-niece, Susan Lee Burgess.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 am, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Pisgah ARP Church Cemetery in Gastonia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3984 Gastonia, NC 28054.

Condolence messages may be sent online at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Melvin family.

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Graveside Service




10:30 AM 4/17/2019 10:30:00 AM
Pisgah ARP Church Cemetery

3600 Linwood Road
Gastonia, NC 28052

Pisgah ARP Church Cemetery
3600 Linwood Road Gastonia 28052 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Pisgah ARP Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

3600 Linwood Road
Gastonia, NC 28052

3600 Linwood Road Gastonia 28052 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gaston Hospice

PO Box 3984
Gastonia, NC 28054

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