Melinda Meador Nelson, age 65, of Keysville, VA went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, July 4, 2023.  She was born on October 3, 1957 in Roanoke, VA. Melinda was preceded in death by her parents, Carper “Chick” and Ruth Locke Meador.

Melinda is survived by her husband, Julian G. Nelson; her son, Jason A. Nelson (Sherry); her daughter, Shelby N. McCarty (Chris); six grandchildren, Ashley, DJ, Lonnie, Carper, Lee, and Grant; two brothers, Bobby Meador (Pam), Larry Meador (Sandy); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Melinda was a devoted mother, grandmother, and friend.  She loved spending time on the ball fields watching her grandchildren play. Melinda enjoyed her social time as the godmother with her friends.  She was a former Charlotte County Public Schools bus driver and a Eureka Elementary School cafeteria worker and enjoyed her time with her students and colleagues.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 17, 2023, at Eureka Baptist Church Cemetery Keysville, VA.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.  The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA is in charge of arrangements.


Condolence Messages

  1. Judy Childress

    07 July 2023 1 year ago

    Dear Shelby and Family,
    We were very sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. My kids used to ride your mom’s school bus. Bus 8
    Judy Childress, Amanda Castle, and Holly

  2. Barry & Angela Inge

    08 July 2023 1 year ago

    We’re very sorry for your loss. Prayers.

  3. Bob Sandridge

    08 July 2023 1 year ago

    Much love to this family

  4. Nancy Buchanan

    09 July 2023 1 year ago

    So sorry for your loss my prayers are always with you and your family If you need anything let me know if you need shoulder you got mine

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