Christa Michelle Melton

October 18, 1977February 13, 2018

Christa Michelle Melton, age 40, of Hickory, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Born October 18, 1977, in Henry County, IN, she was the daughter of Suellen Judge and Jeffrey Alan Melton. Christa had worked in the food service industry and enjoyed shopping, especially for shoes. Christa was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Tom Judge, maternal step-grandfather, D.H. Booher, and her paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Donna Melton.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Madison Drovie of Hickory, NC; son, Gavin Cline of Conover, NC; mother, Suellen Judge of Hickory, NC; father, Jeffrey Alan Melton of New Lisbon, IN; maternal grandmother, Jane Booher of Hickory, NC; and sisters, Lindsay Bowman of Hickory, NC, and Emily Mingus of Hickory, NC.

A private service for family and friends will be held at Drum Funeral Home in Hickory, NC, at a later date. The family requests memorial donations be made to: Salvation Army, 750 3rd Ave. Pl. SE, Hickory, NC, 28602.

Condolences may be sent to the Melton family at Drum Funeral Home in Hickory is honored to be serving the Melton family.


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Gretchen Keller

February 16, 2018

You've been in my thoughts daily. Remember to trust in HIM and HE will guide you through all of this. Lots of love to you and all of your family.

Elaine Tucker

February 16, 2018

You have your angel wings now sweet Sis! Heaven gained a beautiful soul ! You will be missed! Love you! RIP dear friend!


February 15, 2018

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Calvin Miller

February 15, 2018

Suellen ,So sorry for your loss . You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers .