Byrum Ellis Melton Family Cemetery

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Byrum Ellis Melton Family Cemetery

Carroll County, Virginia

Pipers Gap District

Location: Fancy Gap Community

Directions: On the west side of Rt. 701 (Joy Ranch Road), in a cleared area behind the residence at 5878 Joy Ranch Road .5.8 miles from Highway 58 (Carrollton Pike).

GPS Coordinates: N 36.668960 W 080.766665

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; 25 June 2011; buford-wilson@outlook.com

Comments: The cemetery is in excellent condition. Information in [brackets] is not on the stone.

Byrum Ellis Melton Family Cemetery, Carroll County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
MELTON, B. Ellis 10 Jul 1854 04 Jun 1938 Byrum Ellis; s/o Elisha Melton & Martha Felts
MELTON, Sena 19 Jan 1862 14 Feb 1915 Sarah Elizabeth M.; d/o William S. Lyons & Mary Ann Croft; w/o Byrum Ellis Melton
MELTON, Odessa 30 Apr 1903 10 May 1917 Rosa Odessa M.; d/o Byrum Ellis Melton & Sena Elizabeth M. Lyons
Row 2
CARICO, Roseanna Yvonne 04 Jan 1951 Shared stone with next two; d/o Charles Earon Carico & Guida Yvonne Melton
CARICO, Guida Y, 09 Dec 1924 Guida Yvonne; d/o Willie Arvine Melton & Grace Pearl Rector; w/o Charles Earon Carico
CARICO, Charles Earon 01 May 1925 17 Apr 2004 s/o Charles Madison Carico & Bessie Erma Dickerson