McCOMBS, Melba

McCOMBS, Melba E., 85, of Belmont, Ohio, died Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Barnesville Hospital.

She was born September 5, 1927 in Belmont, Ohio, daughter of the late Albert L. Blake and Ester L. Wade Blake.

Melba was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. She attended the Wheeling Beauty School of Cosmetology and for many years worked as a hair dresser.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert V. Blon; son, Eddy McCombs; two brothers; and seven sisters.

Melba is survived by her daughters, Joyce (Larry) Brown, Jacqueline McCombs all of Belmont, Ohio, Myrna (RC) Davidson of Kingsport, Tennessee; son, Jerry (Shirley) McCombs of Belmont, Ohio; grandchildren, Alicia, Talitha, Kristin, Brittany, Ethan, and Keena; three great-grandchilden; sisters, Georgia West of Lamira, Ohio, Dorothy (Donald) Gatten of Belmont, Ohio; and brother, Dale (Linda) Blake of Belmont, Ohio.

A graveside service for Melba will be conducted, Monday 1 p.m., Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Ohio. Pastor Rodney West will be officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home, 322 North Main Street, Bethesda, Ohio.

Online condolences may be sent to: www.kelly kempbraido&patronfuneral home.