Thursday, July 4, 2019
12 Noon to 7 PM
Family Present 6 PM to 7 PM
Hester, Whitted & Daye Funeral Service
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599-0104

Funeral Service

Friday, July 5, 2019
2:00 PM
Young's Chapel Baptist Church
284 Young's Chapel Church Road
Roxboro, North Carolina 27574
Phone: (336) 599-3887
Reverend McArthur Pettiford, Officiating 


Young's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery
Roxboro, North Carolina 27574
Mr. Melvin Lendia Pettiford

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Mr. Melvin Lendia Pettiford, age 66, departed this life on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the Carver Rehabilitation and Living Center in Durham, North Carolina. He was the son of the Late Burley Lendia Pettiford and Emma Sue Hester Pettiford of Roxboro, North Carolina.  

He was educated in the Person County Schools System and was a member of Young’s Chapel Baptist Church.  

In addition to his mother, he is survived by one son Jonathan Pettiford of Roxboro, North Carolina; two sisters Beverly P. Lindsey (husband Luther) of Gaithersburg, Maryland and Veronica Dean Pettiford of Durham, North Carolina; three brothers Danny L. Pettiford (wife Sylvia), Reubin Greg Pettiford, both of Roxboro, North Carolina and Stacey F. Pettiford (wife Sandra) of Durham, North Carolina; two aunts Ophelia Richardson of Roxboro, North Carolina and Nellie Chavis of Greensboro, North Carolina; two uncles Detroy Hester of Capitol Heights, Maryland and McArthur Pettiford (wife Debra) of Graham, North Carolina; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness that they received surrounding the loss
of their loved one.