December 30, 1955 - January 16, 2020
Penney Jo Melton, 64, of Fairmont, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, January 16, 2020. She was born in Fairmont on December 30, 1955, a daughter of the late Robert and Roselee (Kelley) Hood. After graduating Fairmont Senior High School, Penney went on to be a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She was raised in the Highland Ave United Method Church. She was a kind, sweet woman, who loved animals and living a simple life. She once said, “I love my life and never want it to change.” She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 45 years, John Robert Melton. The couple married on January 24, 1976. She is also survived by sons, G. Eric Melton and wife Rebecca Lee, and J. Todd Melton and wife Ashley, all of Fairmont; brother, Charles Hood, of Fairmont; sister, Debbie Roberts and husband Dan, of Fairmont; grandchildren: Eric, Conner, Tanner, Megan, Emma, and Jaxson; brothers-in-law, Charles Melton and wife Tamma, of Elkins, and Thomas Melton, of Preston County; sister-in-law, Barbara Earl, of Waynestown; as well as several loving nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother, Earl Hood; sister, Cathy Hood; and brother-in-law, Dave Earl. Family and friends are welcome to a memorial service at Highland Ave. United Methodist Church, 204 Highland Ave., Fairmont, on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at noon, with Pastor Micah Blanks officiating. Following the service, there will be a Celebration of Life at John Robert Melton’s home. In keeping with Penney’s wishes, she was cremated.
Penney Jo Melton, 64, of Fairmont, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, January 16, 2020. She was born in Fairmont on December 30, 1955, a daughter of the late Robert and Roselee (Kelley) Hood. After graduating Fairmont... View Obituary & Service Information
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