Melvin Eugene Daniel, 65, of Smithville passed away early Monday morning at the ER of DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a long time member of the Mt. Moriah The Baptist Church where he was a deacon for over 30 years.
He was also retired from Carrier Corporation. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m.
Mr. Daniel was preceded in death by his parents, Phocean and Jean Fults Daniel and father and mother-in-law, Alvie and Lawanda Herman. Survivors include his wife, Judy Daniel of Smithville. Two daughters, Amanda and Scott South of Smithville and Breeann and Chad Hale of Woodbury. Three grandchildren, Avery and Gracin South of Smithville and Shelby Grace Hale of Woodbury. Brother-in-law, Sam Herman of Liberty and several nieces and nephews also survive.