2018-12-06 / Obituaries

Wallace A. Mellott

Harrisonville, 94

Wallace Anthony Mellott, 94, Harrisonville, died Saturday December 1, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center.

He was born January 12, 1924, in Andover, Pa., the son of the late Thelma Mellott.

He was a high school graduate from Greenhill High School.

He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1943 until 1945, attaining the rank of staff sergeant prior to his honorable discharge.

He married the late Sara Mellott on May 15, 1946.

He owned and operated the family farm in Harrisonville, where he raised a herd of Jersey cows. He had the distinction of being recognized nine years in a row for milk and/or fat production by his Jersey cows, and one year his herd was ranked fifth nationally for production.

He is survived by one son, Mathern W. (husband of Marilyn) Mellott, McConnellsburg; one stepson, James G. Blevins, York; two step-grandaughters: Penelope and Dakota Blevins; one half- sister, Marilyn Strait, Harrisonville; and his companion of 18 years, Janet Champion, Mc- Connellsburg.

An evening of visitation will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg. A funeral service will be held Thursday, December 6, at 1 p.m., at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co., 112 East Maple Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233, or www.mcconnellsburgfire.org.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences at www.kelsocorneliusfuneralhome.com.

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