Obituary for Melvil Janet (Odom) Young Barton

Aug 9, 2020

In Loving Memory of Melvil Janet Young Barton

It is with heavy hearts that we remember and honor the life of Melvil Janet (Odom) Young Barton in this heartfelt obituary. Melvil was a remarkable individual with a kind and compassionate soul, leaving an indelible impact on all who had the privilege of knowing her. The Richardson Law Firm PC offers their sincere condolences to the family during this difficult time of loss.

Early Life and Education

Melvil Janet (Odom) Young Barton was born on [Birth Date] in [Birth City], [Birth State]. She grew up in a loving family environment, surrounded by her parents, siblings, and extended family members. Melvil's early years were filled with joyous moments and unforgettable experiences that shaped her into the extraordinary person she became.

Melvil always had a thirst for knowledge and a strong commitment to education. She attended [School Name], where she excelled both academically and personally. Her dedication and hard work were evident in her achievements, leaving a lasting impact on her peers and teachers. Melvil's passion for learning continued, leading her to pursue higher education at [University Name], where she [Degree Achieved or Pursued].

A Life of Purpose and Accomplishments

Melvil was deeply committed to making a positive difference in the world around her. She dedicated her life to [Cause, Passion, or Profession], leaving an indelible impact on the lives of many. Her unwavering determination and selflessness inspired those around her to strive for greatness and embrace compassion.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Melvil was a beloved daughter, sister, and friend. Her warmth, generosity, and infectious laughter never failed to bring joy to those fortunate enough to be in her company. She cherished her relationships and always went above and beyond to support and uplift her loved ones.

A Legacy of Love and Memories

Melvil's passing leaves an immense void in the hearts of her family and friends. However, her memory will forever be cherished, and her legacy will live on. She leaves behind a trail of beautiful memories and heartfelt stories that encapsulate her spirit.

Those who had the privilege of knowing Melvil will remember her for her contagious positivity, unwavering love, and boundless empathy. Whether it was through her kindness, her words of wisdom, or her acts of service, she touched the lives of countless individuals, leaving a lasting imprint on their souls.

Honoring Melvil's Life

The Richardson Law Firm PC joins the Barton family in mourning the loss of Melvil Janet (Odom) Young Barton. We deeply value the opportunity to support the family during this difficult time and extend our sincerest condolences. Melvil's legacy serves as a reminder to us all to cherish our loved ones, spread kindness, and make a positive impact in the world.

In honoring Melvil's life and the person she was, we invite friends, family, and loved ones to share their own memories, stories, and photographs of Melvil. Let us come together to celebrate her remarkable journey and the profound impact she had on our lives.


We will forever honor and treasure the memory of Melvil Janet (Odom) Young Barton. Her life was a testament to the power of love, compassion, and kindness. Melvil touched our hearts in ways that words cannot fully express, and her spirit will continue to inspire us for generations to come.

Kevin Chapman
Rest in peace 🌹 Melvil Janet Young Barton, forever in our hearts. Condolences to the family.
Nov 11, 2023