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Melba J Whatley

By Staff, 08/9/20 4:22 PM

Mrs. Melba J. Whatley, 83 of Hope, Arkansas, passed away Saturday August 8, 2020, in Tyler, Texas. Melba weas born May 11, 1937, to Lafayette and Mary Collins Sinclair. She was retired from Heather manor Nursing Home and Rehab. She Preceded in death by her parents, husband Henry Whatley, daughters Marilyn Fincher and Barbara Warren, one son DeVoyt Whatley and special friend Loy “Skully” Townsend.



Survived by 2 sons Johnny (Teresa) Whatley and Roy (Lindsey) Whatley and 1 son in law Jeff (Vickie) Gray. 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, the loving family of Loy “Skully” Townsend and her 1,387 Facebook friends.






Family visitation will be on Monday August 10, 2020 6:00pm to 8:00pm at BRAZZEL/Oakcrest 1001 South Main Hope, Arkansas.


Graveside service will be10:00am on Tuesday August 11,2020 at Anderson Cemetery, Spring Hill, Arkansas, with Bro. Lane Garner and Larry Brown officiating. Burial to follow. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel Director. Online condolences: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com