MARGARET B MELTON
July 20, 1924 – May 12, 2018
Margaret Baker Melton (1924-2018) died May 12, 2018 in Ormond Beach Florida. She was 93 years old. She was a native of Maryville, Missouri. Margaret graduated from Maryville High School, where she was active in all Music organizations, was a member of The National Honor Society and Chi Delta Mu Sorority. She was awarded a Music Scholarship to Northwest Missouri State University and was involved in all Music Organizations, the Student Senate, College Newspaper staff and Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority. Margaret taught for 34 years in schools of Iowa, Missouri and New York. She spent many years as a church organist and as First Violinist in Symphony Orchestras in both Iowa and New York. She earned a Masters Degree from Columbia University in New York. She retired in 1979 to Ormond beach Fl., after 23 years in the Hicksville(Long Island) N.Y. school system. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter and survived by her son Matthew and daughter-in-law Caroline Melton and grandchildren Brittany and Brooke Melton , Sara, Zac and Jodi Burt, and 2 amazing great-grandchildren all of Ormond Beach, Florida.