Marilynn Melton

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Marilynn Ann (Taz) Melton, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis.

She was born Aug. 11, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James R. and Dorthea A. Rafferty Maxwell.

Melton was a graduate of St. Mary Grade School in 1969 and Notre Dame High School in 1973.

Survivors include a daughter, Christina (Michael) Limbach of Cape Girardeau; four sisters, Patricia (Harold) Kleinschmidt of Imperial, Mo., Susan Maxwell of Cape Girardeau; Dorthea (Ron) Sides of Ballwin, Mo., Judith Maxwell of Columbia, Mo.; a half sister, Lorraine Maxwell of St. Louis; two aunts, Sally (Keith) Farrar of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Marjorie Maxwell of Texas; two cousins, Bob (Annie) Rafferty of Seldovia, Alaska, Barb (Tom) Fitzgerald of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren, Cheyenne Limbach, Colton Limbach and Hunter Limbach.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home, with parish prayers at 6 p.m.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Cathedral, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating.

Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.