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Wells Melton

August 2, 1932 ~ July 22, 2018 (age 85)

Wells Melton, 85,  of Cedar Rapids, Iowa died Sunday July 22nd 2018 in Manor Care Rehabilitation Center Cedar Rapids following a short illness.

Born August 2nd 1932 in Lexington, Mississippi, to Barch Melton and Sussie B Brown, Melton. Wells was a longtime Davenport resident living with his Niece Mary L Williams who passed in April of this year then he moved to Cedar Rapids to live with his Nephew.

Survivors include a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great, great nieces and nephews as well as great, great, great nieces and nephews.

Wells was well loved by his family and friends and anyone he come in contact with they all have a story of how sweet he was. Especially the staff and residents he left at Manor Care Cedar Rapids.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, four brothers, six sisters.

Orr's Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


SERVICES: 3:00 PM  Friday July 27, 2018 at the Pine Hill Cemetery  Chapel, Davenport, Iowa. Conducted by Leonard J Weems , Obituary will be read by : Sussie Sprague  Pall Bearers: Great Nephews


Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery  Chapel Davenport, Iowa.

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