Avalon Melton, 91, formerly of Stockton, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg.

She was born July 10, 1924, in Rooks County, to J.A. “Joe” and Edna (Artman) Bonebrake.

She married Frank Elvin Melton in Woodston. He preceded her in death in August 1974.

Services were Monday at the Stockton United Methodist Church; burial in Ash Rock Cemetery north of Woodston.

Memorials are suggested to Woodston United Methodist Church in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.plumeroverlease.com.