Melba Gene Miller, daughter of the late Carl Matthew Jenkins and Lorene Benson Jenkins, was born n July 19, 1937, in Kennett, and departed this life Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at the age of 74 years, 5 months and 28 days.
Melba married Homer Miller in June 1952. He preceded her in death on June 7, 1994. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Doyle Jenkins and two sisters, Elaine Jenkins and Virginia Jenkins.
Her survivors include one son, Eric Miller and his companion, Vickie Williams, of Peru, Ind.; one daughter, Christy Everett and husband, Larry Jr,. of Campbell, Mo.; one granddaughter, Lauren Everett; two brothers, Eddie Jenkins and Don Jenkins; four sisters, Marvelene Wheetley, Helen Jenkins, Caroline Blankenship, and Linda Rollins; many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, at McDaniel Funeral Service in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Jack Allen officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Larry Everett, Gary Kilbreath, Mike Manes, Scotty Lewis, Troy Jenkins and David Benson.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.