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June 29, 1939 – Jan. 18, 2024

Melba June Welsh Munroe, a resident of Letohatchee, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, at the age of 84.

Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25, beginning at 11 a.m. at Letohatchee Cemetery with Brannon Eagerton officiating and Dunklin Funeral Home directing.

Melba was preceded in death by her husband, Allan Munroe, Jr.; parents, G. W. Welsh and Reba L. Welsh; brothers, Charles Welsh and George Welsh; and sister, Carolyn DeFreece.

She is survived by her daughters, Melba (Bud) Owen of Letohatchee and Tammy Ott of Fort Deposit; son, Buddy Munroe of Letohatchee; grandchildren, Bubba (Melissa) Owen of Letohatchee, Michael (Sharon) Owen of Hope Hull, Dustin (Brenna) Owen of Hope Hull, Amanda Cato of Hayneville, James (Abby) Grace of Slapout, and Reba (Dee) Saffold of Hayneville; great grandchildren, Khloe Whiteside, Reid Owen, Rilen Owen, Chase Owen, Breauna Ott, Austin Munroe, A.J. Munroe, Brittany George, Jessie Grace, McKenzie Grace, and Aubrey Saffold; sisters, Reba J. Lockard (Jim) of Warrensburg, Mo., and Anna Ruth Wuerfele of Plattsburg, Mo.; along with 14 nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Micheal Davis, Trey Holmes, Derek Wilson, Bill Bryant, Gary Julian, and Gerry Dobbs.  Honorary Pallbearers are Edmond Payne, Nathan Lipscomb, Henry Owen, Harry Owen, and Jim Lockard.

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