Visitation and religious services were held at McKneely & Vaughn Funeral Home, Amite on Tuesday, August 3, 2010. Interment was held in the Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery in Washington Parish.
Mrs. Melba is survived by two daughters, Bobbie Miller Coyle, Roseland and Jean Miller Duncan and husband, Donald, Clinton; a son, Robert Russell Miller, Mt. Hermon; two grandsons, Keith Wood, St. Francisville, Jason Miller, Mt. Hermon; seven granddaughters, Tammy Bradley, Zachary, Kathy Wade, Clinton, Jennifer Day, Zachary, Lisa Piar, Chesterton, IN, Johnna Jenkins, Franklinton, Rebekah Falgout, Mt. Hermon and Julie Singley, Mt. Hermon; 19 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elisha and Lela Whittington O'Bryant; three sisters, Eltra O. Pierce, Elvita O. Whittington and Bonnie O. Smith.
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