Little & Sons Funeral Home

1301 Main Street, Beech Grove, IN


Rose Anna Melton

August 13, 1926October 18, 2019

Rose Anna Melton 93, of Beech Grove, passed away on October 18, 2019. She was born August 13, 1926 in Indianapolis to James Harold and Mary Maude LeMaster Hollenbaugh. Rose worked for Eli Lilly in the accounting department for 38 years. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; the church’s Relief Society and served a church mission in Virginia. She is preceded in death by her husband James Owen Melton. Rose will be dearly missed by her children Daniel Owen (Jerilyn) Melton, David Wayne (Mayo Lynn) Melton, Brian Scott (Donna) Melton, Janet Rose (Jim) Young; siblings Jane Ann (Boyd) Cazier, Judy Coy, Paul David Hollenbaugh; 16 grandchildren; 47 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Little and Sons Beech Grove Funeral Home from 5 pm until 8 pm. Funeral service will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 1 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 900 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis with visitation from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm (Please note updated service times). Entombment will be at Washington Park East Cemetery. Rose will be remembered for her love of singing, movies and dancing. A message of condolence may be left at www.littleandsonsbeechgrove.com


  • Visitation Friday, October 25, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 26, 2019


Rose Anna Melton

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Becky Gamble

October 22, 2019

I worked with Rose at Eli Lilly in the Accounting Department. She was a lovely lady and a joy to work with. My thoughts and prayers are with Rose and her family.