Betty Melhorn, of Wartburg, TN

June 16, 1942 ~ January 9, 2019 (age 76)
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Betty K. Melhorn, 76 of Warburg, TN passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. She was born in Lancing, TN to Vester and Marie Bonham on June 16, 1942.


Betty loved to play the guitar and sing. She also enjoyed sewing, crafts and social media. She was the first heart transplant recipient in Morgan County.


She was preceded in death by her parents, several brothers, sisters, brother in laws, sister in laws and infant son Joseph Melhorn.


Betty is survived by her husband David E. Melhorn, Sr. of 56 years. Children David E. Melhorn Jr. and wife Peggy, Stephen Melhorn and wife Penny, Cheryl Jeffers and husband Tim, and Robert Melhorn and fiancé JoAnna McPeters. Grand children Ethan Melhorn, Whitney Melhorn, Evan Melhorn, Joshua Melhorn and fiancé  Amanda Nunallee, Angela Burgess and husband Nate, Jacob Melhorn and wife Samatha, Jordon Melhorn and fiancé Jordon Gambrell, Libby Young, Heather Weaver and husband Dustin, Jerika Melhorn and fiancé  Dexter Strand, Olivia Melhorn, and Jesse Melhorn. Great grand children Atlas Melhorn, Gracie Wilson, Emerson Weaver, Karlie Weaver, Alexis Strand. Brother Kenneth Bonham. Plus a host of relatives, friends and loved ones.


The family will receive friends Saturday January 12th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. The funeral will be held Sunday January 13th at 3:00 p.m. at Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Wartburg with Pastor David Graves officiating. Graveside service will follow at Morgan Memorial Gardens in Wartburg.


Schubert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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