Melvin Ray Talton, 77, of Maypearl, Texas, passed May 11, 2011. He was born May 17, 1933.

He is survived by his childen: Steven, Wanda, Barbara and David Talton, and Melvyn “Sissy” Lowe (Greg); brothers: Erlie McDowell (Diane), Joseph Talton (Jerlene); sisters: Mattie Crownover (James) and Geneva Littles; nine  grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; special nieces and nephews; great-nephews and great-nieces; cousins; extended family; friends and the entire Maypearl Community. A viewing will be held after 11 a.m. today, followed by a wake from 7-8 p.m. in the chapel of Jackson Community Funeral Home in Waxahachie. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Maypearl.