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.
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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.