Mrs. Tommie Lott Melton, age 96, of San Augustine, Texas, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2021, at Doctors Regional Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Mrs. Melton was born January 10, 1925, in San Augustine, Texas, to parents Eugene Wilkinson and Letha Mae (Mitchell) Wilkinson. She was a longtime faithful member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church, where she served in many capacities, including youth leader. She enjoyed playing the piano and writing poetry. Mrs. Melton also held membership in the Order of the Eastern Star for a number of years.
She retired from San Augustine Elementary School as a teacher. Mrs. Melton received her bachelors degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Upon retirement, she had taught over 30 years, including parochial school and the public school system.
Her survivors include her husband, Ottis Melton of San Augustine, Texas; children, Myra McGough and husband Roger McGough Sr. of Humble, Texas, Johnny Lott of San Augustine, Texas, and Jeanne McDonald of San Augustine, Texas; a sister, Doris Williams of Magnolia, Texas; 16 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Lott; her parents, Eugene and Letha Wilkinson; a son, James Boyce Lott; and her brother, Milton Wilkinson.
Funeral services have been planned for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 6, 2021, at Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Pastor Frank Holrath officiating. Interment will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery, located on Highway 147 North in San Augustine, Texas.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2021, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine, Texas.
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