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Ernestine Melton was born June 17, 1932 in Louisiana to the late Deacon J. H. and Mother Sallie Wallace.

In 1941 the family relocated to Pittsburg, CA. She accepted Christ as a young Lady at Solomon Temple MBC, under the Leadership of M.T. Thompson. In April of 1954, she married Albert Melton with this union two children were born Melody and Albert Jr. (Hitch). Ernestine became a widow in 1957. Later in life she had another daughter Sonya Joyner. She worked for 25 years as an In-Home Care provider.

Ernestine loved clothes, shoes and bags. Her hobbies were reading, making gumbo and enjoying her great grandchildren.

Ernestine was preceded in death by her husband Albert Melton Sr. parents Joe and Sallie Wallace, daughter Melody Melton and sister Josephine Patterson.

She leaves to cherish her memories one son Albert Melton Jr. (Gloria) of Vacaville, CA., one daughter Sonya-Jones-Thomas of Oakley, CA., twelve grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren, Her good friends, Juanita Scott and Dee Dee Trapps of Pittsburg, CA., and Bobby and Betty Henderson of Detroit, MI., and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.