Barbara Ann “Bobbie” Melton

Barbara Ann “Bobbie” Melton, 81, of Cave Springs, died Thursday, March 14, 2019.  She was born February 21, 1938 in Idaville, Indiana to Arthur and Zelda (Kingery) French.

Bobbie enjoyed her animals, flower gardening and riding horses in her younger years.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and playing games with them.  In her early years she worked at the Crossbow Restaurant in Huntsville. And in her later years she enjoyed being a homemaker and entertaining.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Melton; three children, Carolyn French, Charles Haney and wife Cheryl, and Tammy Martin and husband George all of Fayetteville; two step-children, Debbie Ugolini of Coppell, Texas, Steve Melton of Midland, Texas; three sisters, Wilma Scott of Springdale, Jane Grubbs of Midland, Texas, Rose Canion of Witter; and three generations of numerous grandchildren.

A graveside service was held Thursday, March 21, at the Venus Cemetery.