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816 W. Broadway
PO Box 407
Winnsboro, TX 75494
Phone: 903-342-5211
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Adolph Mellenberger

Mel Mellenberger

Wednesday, November 11, 1942 - Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Mel Mellenberger, age 76, of Winnsboro, passed away June 18, 2019. Mel was born on November 11, 1942 in Sturgis, Kentucky to the late Adolph and Alberta Mellenberger.
Mel served in the US Marine Corps from 1961 to 1967 and was honorably discharged. With his wife, Mel started Christian schools in Longview and served as a director of one. He also worked for Avalon VoTech, Job Corps and Guaranty Bank, from which he retired after seven years of faithful service.
He was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church and a beloved city council member and community leader in Winnsboro.
Mel was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 53 years, Shirley Mellenberger and son, Michael Mellenberger.
Mel is survived by his daughter, Kristine Mellenberger; granddaughter, Jennifer Tully; brother, Pete Mellenberger and special friend, Lee Ann Sparks.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 6, 2019, 10:00 am at Walnut Street Baptist Church, 919 N Walnut St, Winnsboro, TX 75494.
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  • Service

    Saturday, July 6, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Walnut Street Baptist Church
    Address
    919 N. Walnut St.
    Winnsboro, TX 75494
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    Officiant
    Rev. David Taylor

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Ron Attaway

Posted at 12:01am
Words can't describe the feelings of sadness at the loss of my great and close friend , Mel. What a wonderful man in every aspect; Christian, community leader and activist, volunteer, helper, security guard, traffic control, coffee maker. What ever you needed, if you needed it and asked or didn't ask, Mel was always there to give it. What a wonder friend every citizen in and out of Winnsboro had in Mel. Gosh, you will be missed and have already left a hole in so many hearts. We know where you are now though. Mel, please save us a seat at the Lord's Table. Heaven is a little better off with you there, because we all know you are still serving.
DD

Donna Demuth

Posted at 10:55pm
He also had a sister Donna Demuth!
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