Friday, January 8, 2021

Billy Terry Melton

Mr. Billy Terry Melton, Jr., 30, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at his residence in Noxapater, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 10th at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Alex Arnold officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 P.M. until the service time at the funeral home. Interment will be at a later date. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Melton was born on October 7, 1990 in Kosciusko, MS. He was a deckhand for Southern Towing Company, and a member of Compassion Pentecostal Church in Germantown, TN. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Renee Burt.

He is survived by his son, Tanner Jackson Dolan of Collierville, TN; his mother, Amanda Reona Burt of Meridian, MS; his father, Billy Terry Melton, Sr. of Noxapater, MS; two sisters, Ashley Fay Nichole Melton of Leander, TX and Mary Alisabeth Cantrell of New Orleans, LA; one brother, Skyler Burt of Jackson, MS; his fiancé, Kaitlyn Chaney; and his grandparents, James Burt, Linda and Rodney Huntley, and Chubby and Brenda Melton.