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Christa S. Melton

Christa Melton, age 87, of Alpine Road, Sylva, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 27th, 2021.

Christa was born in Germany where she met her husband of 53 years, Coy Melton while he was serving in the US Army Special Forces. Theirs was a love story.  When returning to the US they owned and operated Smoky Mountain Nursery and Garden Center.

Christa was a loving wife and devoted mother.  She loved spending time with her family and friends. She loved all animals but, had a special place in her heart for dogs and cats. 

Christa is survived by her two children, one daughter, Raya Denton and her husband, Jay Denton of Sylva; one son, Bob Melton of Asheville; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  

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I am so sorry for your loss. I hope that you find comfort in knowing that she has reunited with Coy, and is in a joyous place. Mary Anne Barker

Mary Anne Barker Aug 16 2021 12:00 AM

Good FriendGood Neighbor You will be missed..RIP

Delaine Deitz Jul 31 2021 12:00 AM

Sweet Christa,you are with your Love Coy now.You will be remembered and missed.You and Coy Fly High with the Angels now,precious friend.

Bruce and Phyllis Hawkins Jul 29 2021 12:00 AM

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