Emory Melton feted at surprise 90th birthday party

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Cassville attorney Don Cupps shares a letter from Governor Jay Nixon wishing Sen. Emory Melton a happy birthday during a surprise 90th birthday party on June 20. A cake of the capital building was prepared and a number of guests shared stories about Melton. The event also included a Skype session with Congressman Roy Blunt. Democrat Photo/Joshua Boley

Cassville attorney Don Cupps shares a letter from Governor Jay Nixon wishing Sen. Emory Melton a happy birthday during a surprise 90th birthday party on June 20. A cake of the capital building was prepared and a number of guests shared stories about Melton. The event also included a Skype session with Congressman Roy Blunt.

Emory's Melton's 8-year-old granddaughter, Charley Melton Hoveland, presented Melton with a painting she created in honor of her grandfather's 90th birthday. Democrat Photo/Joshua Boley
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