Remembering Cleo Chreene McMellon

Funeral services celebrating the life of Cleo Chreene McMellon, 93, of Logansport, Louisiana will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 14, 2023, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Chapel, 943 Polk Street, Mansfield, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be her son, Bro. Tommy McMellon. Interment will follow at Wallace Cemetery, Pelican, Louisiana. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Cleo was born September 9, 1929, in Logansport, Louisiana to Rella and Lee Odis Chreene and entered into rest on Sunday, July 9, 2023, in Mansfield, Louisiana. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister.

Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Carl McMellon; grandsons, James Clyde Austin, Jr., and Danny McMellon, Jr.; great-grandson, Bryce Norwood; son-in-law, James Clyde Austin, Sr.; and brother, A.D. Chreene.

Left to cherish her memory is her sons, Danny McMellon and wife Connie, Tommy McMellon, Terry McMellon and wife Angie, Kenneth McMellon and wife Tammy; daughters, Patricia Ann “Patty” Austin, Joyce McMellon and significant other, Robert; sister, Laura Snead and husband Don; and 18 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; and seven great great-grandchildren.

Honoring Cleo as pallbearers will be William Davis, Brenten Rivers, Brian Williams, Dean Norwood, Steven Prudhome, and John Ellsworth.