Linda L. Melton, age 61, of Columbus, Ohio died April 6, 2019 at home. She was born on September 23, 1957 in Boonville, Indiana to the late Herman M. Melton and Frieda P. Brown.
On February 28, 1993 she married Charli Ballenger in Columbus, Ohio. Together they shared 26 years. Linda is survived by husband, Charli Ballenger; daughters, Julie Dick and Jennifer (Dick) Nickell; sons, Jeremy Dick and Jordan (Dan) Dick; grandchildren, Eleanor Smith, Evelyn Smith, Edward Smith, Ethan Smith and Nicholas Dick; brother, Mike Melton; sisters, Donna Melton Johnson, Mary Jo Clardy and Victoria Kindred. She is preceded in death by her parents, Herman Melton and Frieda Brown; brother, Harold Alan Hale; sisters, Sandy Hale Russell and Gail Brackett.
Linda worked as a nurse’s aide. Prior to residing in Columbus, Ohio she lived in Evansville, Indiana; Omaha, Nebraska; Montgomery, Alabama; South Bend, Indiana; and Metairie, Louisiana.
Linda enjoyed Art, Lucille Ball, Classic Movies, Stars and the Moon. Her proudest achievement was her children. Linda had a unique sense of humor and was cantankerous in the best possible way. Thank you to all the family members and friends for the support provided. Please make memorial contributions to Cat Welfare at catwelfareassoc.org.
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