Vivian Tweed Melton, 78, of Hendersonville, NC, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at Pardee Memorial Hospital.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Medra Marie Renner Tweed. She was also preceded in death by twin infant girls; her daughter, Diane Melton; brother, Gene Tweed; and sisters, Maxine Case and Betty Jane Snyder.
She retired from Biltmore Tool & Supply Company as an accountant after 27 yearsí employment. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville.
She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, James H. Melton, Jr. of Hendersonville; daughters, Patricia Kay Alexander of Hendersonville, and Janet Melton Sharp and husband, Dale, of Asheville; sister, JoAnn Cantrell of Black Mountain; brothers, James D. Tweed and Vincent Tweed of Hendersonville, and Gary Tweed of Chattanooga, TN; adopted daughter, Robbin Whaley of Hendersonville; and several nieces and nephews.