Lynda Louise Melton

Lynda Louise Melton, 81, of Raytown, Missouri passed away on June 26, 2019 at Research Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 11:00AM, Monday, July 8, 2019 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5609 Norfleet Rd, Kansas City, Missouri. Visitation will be held before the memorial service. Mrs. Melton was born on November 12, 1937 in Dayton, Ohio.

Lynda moved from Dayton, Ohio in grade school with family to live on a dairy farm in Raytown, Missouri. She loved music, arts and crafts, was a cub scout den mother, loved dogs and kitties, loved her Kansas City Chiefs football, but especially loved her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents Russell and Mildred Jameson, older brother Jerry Jameson, youngest brother Gene Jameson and his wife Claudie.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years Steve Melton, son Scott Melton, 2 grandsons Spencer and Trent Melton, and her sister-in-law Earlene Jameson.


  1. Vera Jameson on July 4, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    A best friend to all who knew her, a caring one, yes very talented! A seamstress, cook and had a beautiful voice, loved to sing (country western) played the guitar and the piano. At one time was learning the violin (in Ohio). A wonderful sense of fun & humor. Her son & grandson’s, their accomplishments, especially their abilities with music, meant the most to her! She was much saddened that her long ill health prevented her from seeing an being with them more. We all loved her.

  2. Scott Melton on July 4, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    Mom was such a unique individual with a different outlook on life than most. She loved her music and would crank the hi-fi so she could hear the bass rattle the windows. I would hear her sing and it always seemed to be different than whatever the main part was, years later I figured out she was singing the harmony. When she was in the nursing home she wanted to learn bass and since that’s what I play currently I bought her a bass and we learned a couple things together. It was tough for her to see where to put her fingers and difficult to push down some of the large strings but she tried nonetheless. She always told me she was going to get some hot pink leather pants and play bass for Gene Watsons band. I told her to go for it! Love you mom and miss you always.

  3. Francis Cross, Jr. on July 5, 2019 at 10:19 am

    Sorry for your loss.

  4. Ken Durbin on July 5, 2019 at 11:42 am

    Dear Steve, Scott & Family,

    So sorry for your loss. Lynda was such a wonderful lady.
    God Bless the entire family!

  5. Cheryl (Jeffers) Allenbrand on July 6, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Lynda and I were locker mates all through high school and respected each other’s space. lol. We were friends, as well. I know you will miss her.

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