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Phyllis Elaine Melton

October 24, 1954 ~ December 2, 2021 (age 67)


Phyllis Elaine Melton, 67, passed away on December 2, 2021. She was born on October 24, 1954, in South Bend, Indiana to the late Curtis and Berneta (Bowerman) McIlroy. Phyllis was of the Pentecostal faith. She loved crocheting, making cards for people, and music, especially Bob Seger and Elvis Presley. Phyllis will be remembered by her loved ones for her big heart. She lived as if her purpose in life was to care for others. Whether it was taking care of her patients at White River Medical Center or giving what she could to those in need. Phyllis was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend whose legacy will be carried on by those that love her.


Phyllis is survived by her brother, Coleman McIlroy (Sandy); her daughter, Martha Flores Dupriest (Houston); grandchildren, Johnny Huff and Devon Huff; six great-grandchildren; as well as three nephews and one niece. She is preceded by her loving husband, Steve Melton; her parents; and her oldest brother, Clarence McIlroy Sr.



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