Miss. Melody Braxton, age 55 died at the Guardian Care Nursing Home in Scotland Neck on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 following a long illness. She was a loving and caring mother to her daughter Danielle. She worked for many years with Northern Telecom and later in life worked as a peanut grader. Preceding her in death are her mother, Evelyn Mitchell Braxton and father Oscar D. Braxton.
Survivors include her daughter, Danielle Braxton and her brother David Braxton both of Scotland Neck.