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Estate Bequeathed To College - Brevard NC


(From left to right) County Commissioner Larry Chapman, cousin and executor of Melton's estate, with his wife, Jill, and Brevard College President David Joyce. (Courtesy photo)

Joyce Love Melton designated her entire estate to Brevard College to benefit student scholarships through the Loyalty Scholarship Fund (now called the Brevard Annual Fund), according to a college press release.

Melton left this gift in memory of her mother, Ammie, and her uncle, Herschell Larry Wilson, both of whom attended the Brevard Institute.

The importance of an education was instilled in Melton at a very young age by her mother, Ammie, the release said.

Melton's mother often said, "Attending Brevard Institute was the best thing that happened to me. It allowed me to go on to earn...

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