81 year old Jewell Bryson Hale Melton died Sunday at her home in the Short Mountain Community. She was born in Cannon County and she was retired from Genesco. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Tim Pelham and Tim Pack will officiate and burial will be in Melton Cemetery. Visitation begins at 11:00 a.m. Monday. Melton was the daughter of the late Lucian Bryson and Sarah Lavada Stone Bryson Melton. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Shelah Hale and Frank Melton; her son, Freddie Hale; and her daughter-in-law, Brenda Hale. Survivors include her children, Brenda and husband Gerald Motley, Harry and wife Eddena Hale, Larry Hale, and James and his wife Marilyn Hale all of the Short Mountain Community. Grandchildren, Donna Motley James, Robert Motley, Jeremy Motley, Stephen Hale, Craig Hale, Tina Hale Tittsworth, Kristie Hale Miller, Shelia Hale Ellis, Chad Hale, and Leslie Hale Pelham. Eighteen great grandchildren also survive. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.