Melva Jean Dunton of West Des Moines passed away at home at the age of 81 on Saturday, January 19, 2019.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Crossroads Evangelical Free Church in Earlham. Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. at Merservey Cemetery in Merservey. Family will greet friends Wednesday, January 23 from 5-7 p.m. at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home – McCalley Chapel in Adel.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Crossroad Evangelical Free Church in Earlham. Online condolences may be left at