Melvin Paul Helton
(Son of J. D. Helton)

Melvin Paul Helton, 68, of 959 Gateway Avenue, died Saturday in a local hospital.  A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, he was a retired employee of Red Bank Pharmacy.  Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. William R. (Barbara) Myers, Noble, Ga.; Mrs. Dennis (Rachel Ann) Bigham, Red Bank; son, Jim Helton, Red Bank; three sisters, Bertha Ingram, Fort Oglethorpe; Gertrude Ingram, Chattanooga; Edna Sackrider, Defiance, Ohio; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Brother Gene Voss and the Rev. Arland Andrews officiating.  Burial will be in Lasater Cemetery, Marion County, Tenn.  Arrangements by the Coulter Chapel of Lane Funeral Home.
August 15, 1988 Chattanooga Times.

Submitted by Paula Brewer Franklin