Ethel Irene Melton, age 94, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at Livingston Manor Nursing Home, Chillicothe, Missouri. A Memorial service will be held at the First Christian Church, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Thursday, September 4, 2014, from 12 noon until 5:00 p.m. Private family burial will be held at Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.