The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday morning, November 3, 2012 at First Salem Baptist Church, Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia. The Reverend Paul A. McFarland, pastor will officiate. Interment will follow in Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Georgia Hwy 26 West, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Barbara Ann Felton was born November 24, 1960 to Annie Pearl Melvin-Hamilton and the late Norris Felton in Macon County, Georgia. She was a 1979 graduate of the historic D. F. Douglass High School. She was a 1981 graduate of South Georgia Technical College with a degree in Nursing Assistance. She was employed as a CNA with the Montezuma Healthcare Nursing Center, with Pinehill Nursing Home of Byromville, Georgia and with the Magnolia Manor Home of Americus, Georgia. She also advanced in Nursing Care while employed with the Montezuma Healthcare Nursing Home. She was a patient representative for the local chapter of Divatas, Inc. patients of the Macon County Chapter.
Barbara Ann was a member of First Salem Baptist Church, under the leadership of Reverend Paul A. McFarland.
Survivors are her two loving and devoted daughters, Lateshia Thornton and Lakeshia Thornton, both of Montezuma, Georgia; her loving grandson, Kalexis Thornton, Montezuma, Georgia; her parents, Annie Pearl Melvin-Hamilton (stepfather, Cleveland Hamilton), Oglethorpe, Georgia; her siblings, Shelia M. Kaigler (Sanford), Oglethorpe, Georgia and Alphonso Melvin (Corliss), Atlanta, Georgia; half-sister, Sharon English, Montezuma, Georgia; her grandmother, Catherine Melvin, Andersonville, Georgia; step parental grandmother, Alberta Odom, Montezuma, Georgia; her nephews / nieces, Rayshawn Kaigler, Nehemiah Melvin, Simone Kaigler, Kourtney Melvin, Brittney Melvin, Acacia Melvin, Azriel Melvin and Hannah Melvin; her extended family include her loving and devoted God Children, Jacob Harris, Oglethorpe,Georgia and D'Qurn Fudge, Montezuma, Georgia; a host of uncles and aunts, Jimmy Melvin, Jacksonville, Florida, Willie C. Melvin (Vernelle), Atlanta, Georgia, Shirley Hawkins, Atlanta, Georgia, Thelma Mitchell, Montezuma, Georgia; Mary King, Oglethorpe, Georgia, John Melvin, Montezuma, Georgia, Inez Owens (Larry), Atlanta, Georgia, Rachael Clark (Jimmy), Montezuma, Georgia and Gail Rumph (Eddie Warren), Andersonville, Georgia; a host of other relatives and friends including three devoted friends, Diann Little, Montezuma, Georgia, Yolanda Harris, Oglethorpe, Georgia and Jasmine Scott.
- CHASITY HULIN(Saturday, November 17 12 10:58 pm EST)
I CARED FOR MS. FELTON FOR A VERY SHORT TIME AND SHE WILL TRULY BE MISSED. SPECIAL HUGS AND COMFORT GOES OUT TO HER DAUGHTERS. AS A NURSE, I FELT AS THOUGH MY CARE OF THEIR MOTHER COULD NOT COMPARE TO THE CARE THEY GAVE HER. TO ALL OF YOU, KEEP YOUR MEMORIES OF HER ALIVE. MAY GOD TOUCH ALL OF YOU AND YOUR HEARTS AT THIS TIME.
- DANNETTE CLARK(Sunday, November 04 12 04:06 pm EST)
REST IN PEACE GOD NEEDED YOU MORE..
- Becky Harris-Davis(Sunday, November 04 12 07:50 am EST)
May God continue to watch over you all may he comfort you all during these times. May Ms Barb rest and you all keep her loving memories alive in your heart love you all
- Jeana Yawn,(Saturday, November 03 12 10:15 am EDT)
As a nurse, I care for many patients, but there are some that really touch my heart and "Trouble" was one of the most special to me. I will truly miss you, you fought a long hard battle and it is now time for you to rest. Thoughts and prayers to the family.
- Ophelia Waters & Family(Friday, November 02 12 10:58 pm EDT)
GOD looked around HIS garden and found an empty place and then HE looked down upon the earth and saw your tired face HE put HIS arms around you and lifted you to rest GOD's garden must be beautiful HE always takes the best.My thoughts and prayers are with the family....love you
- Jennika Harris(Friday, November 02 12 07:18 pm EDT)
You are really going to be missed by many and always loved and remembered by all.Love Always Jennika Harris
- Joan Porter Haugabook(Friday, November 02 12 05:38 pm EDT)
My deepest sympathy and prayers are extended to the family.Remember that God is our source of strength and He will take care of each of you.Prayers and Blessings to you all.
- Lewis & Lorine Frazier & Family(Friday, November 02 12 05:13 pm EDT)
To the family stay strong and realize God is to wise to make a mistake. We will be praying for the family asking God to supply you strength.
- crashonda stinson & family(Friday, November 02 12 02:12 pm EDT)
to the rest of the family i am sorry for yall lost i will keep yall in my prays if you need me call i will be here autie bob will be truly missed
- Karen Bridges(Friday, November 02 12 09:04 am EDT)
Im so sorry I can not be there, we all will truely miss her. Will keep the family in my prayers.
- MSG (Ret) Frank Pride & Family(Friday, November 02 12 12:15 am EDT)
To the Felton and Melvin families,may you find strenght in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends. God bless you all.
- Lisa Hartage(Thursday, November 01 12 07:47 pm EDT)
My sympathy goes out to my family the Melvins and the Feltons, The Pina and Hartage family, Lisa Hartage