Are you looking for info on Cedell or Elbert or Elbert Sr.?
Cedell's death certificate is available on familysearch.org.
Cedell died 21 Sep 1940 of coronary declusion.
Birthdate: 19 Jun 1902
Parents: Elbert Melton and Rosie Washington
Informant: Naomi Melton (I think Cedell's wife)
Cedell was born in Falls County (1901 or 1902), lived in Hays and Nueces counties according to various census entries.
Records identifying one of the sons as Cedell Amos Melton, Jr. suggest that Cedell's middle name was Amos rather than Francis.
Some online trees show Cedell, Sr's mother as Rosa Lee White rather than Washington. His wife appears as Naomi Coffey or Coffee.
Death info for daughter Lucille Melton Green shows her parents as Melton and Coffee. Online tree information looks as if it probably derives from Lucille.
1910 census shows Elbert and Anna (or Rosa, hard to read) in Falls County. Cedell appears as "C. Dee".
Texas death index has Elbert dieing in Nueces in 1938.
1930 census shows Elbert and Rosa in Nueces. Elbert born Texas. Rosa born Louisiana. Nearby is a Carrie Washington, born in Texas of Louisiana parents; possibly related to Rosa.