Melba passed peacefully from this life the morning of Friday, November 29, 2013 after a gradual decline in health. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and caregivers during the last days of her life. Melba was born in Gridley, California on November 18, 1945, but has been in Wellton since her daughter passed years ago. In 1988, she married Ronnie Dunn and they raised 4 beautiful children together. Melba, and her husband Ronnie always dreamed of retiring here in Wellton and they did so, where she lived the remainder of her life.
The Guest Book is expired.
Melba received her education to be a CNA at Flinthills Technical College and she was very proud of it. She enjoyed many things and had many hobbies. She loved painting, everything from rocks and chairs, to rooms and pictures. She enjoyed fishing with her family too but most of all, Melba loved her family and loved spending time with them.
Melba is survived by her husband of 27 years, Ronnie Dunn; daughters, Donna Jones and Rosetta Ward; son, Benjamin Jones; grandchildren, Dawn Praeger, Kira Mead, hope Mead, Troy Hammond, Lane Hammond, Jack Jones, Dakota Dillard, Angela Dillard, Breanna Lytle; great-grandchildren, David Praeger III, Cassius Livingston, Savannah Rangel, Hailey Praeger, Miguel Praeger, Cameron Rowland, Edgar Hernandez, McKenzie Praeger; brothers, Daniel Frizzell and Edgar Frizzell. She was preceded in death by daughters, Angela Jones and Beverly Kay Jones-Lytle; grandson, David Praeger II; sister, Beverly Hauser; brother, Ronald Frizzell.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Wellton Assembly of God Church, 29365 Los Angeles Ave, Wellton, Arizona.
Please sign the guestbook at www.yumasun.com/obituaries.
Published in The Yuma Sun on Jan. 15, 2014