Alta Melvin, 90, of Beloit WI, entered her eternal life on Sunday, November 10th, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born on November 1st, 1929, the daughter of Richard and Rosielee (Weatherall) McCord. She was united in Holy Matrimony on December 22, 1973 to George A. Melvin.
Alta is preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, her husband George Melvin, son, Broderick Vance, and daughter, Phyllis "Diane" Payton. She leaves to cherish her sons, Robert (Joyce) Vance of Milwaukee, WI, Michael Vance of Beloit, WI, Gary (Debra) Vance of Beloit, WI, a very special niece, Doris (Jesse) Harrell, Beloit WI, special friends Catherin Jackson, Persilla Melendez of Beloit, and Myrtle Cruz of Massachusetts. She also leaves her 16 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren, and 21 great great grandchildren whom she loved dearly.
A visitation will be November 16, 2019, 11:00 am to 12:00 and a service to follow at 12:00 pm at Bethel AME Church, 1314 Athletic Beloit, WI 53511. Arrangements entrusted to Foster Funeral & Cremation Service, 1650 Huebbe Parkway, Beloit, WI 53511.