Linda Lee Melton

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Linda Lee Melton, age 72 and a New Castle resident, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, at AMG Hospital in the company of family. She was born October 10, 1949, in New Castle, Indiana, and was the daughter of Harold Eugene Swim and Mary Imogene Swim.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Harold Eugene Melton; one son, Harold Christopher Melton; her sister, Deborah Sue Kolchakian of Florida; aunts and uncles, Dick and Jackie Swim, Bob and Maggie Swim, Maryjane Jones; nieces, Angela Richter of Alabama, Tanya Prete of Florida, and Iris Steele of Florida; several other extended family members.

Linda was an expert cook and enjoyed serving the loved ones around her. She was known for her crafting and frequented several craft shows in her time. She was an exquisite artist who enjoyed all forms of painting, and an avid gardener who produced countless beautiful flowers and delicious canned goods.

In keeping Linda’s wishes, there will be no services.
Memorial donations can be sent in Linda’s name to The National Kidney Foundation at