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“mom I love you and miss you very much I wish you were here to see what was going on .I love you your daughter trena ”
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“I remember how she loved her Johnny cash movie, walking the line, over and over again singing with every song, she played that movie a 100 times a...Read More »
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“When I was little, my parents went out for the evening and Melba was baby sitting. She usually made something for us kids to eat. One day she made...Read More »
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Melba Joe Lewis age 71, passed away at Banner Hospice in Peoria on Thursday August 14, 2014 due to lung cancer. She was born May 20, 1943 in Plainview, Arkansas. She lived in Georgia, California naming a few states, before settling in Arizona and becoming a roommate with her mother. She worked at Adult Care Assistance Home Care as a nurse's aide, until one week before her death. In her spare time, Melba loved casinos, dancing and country music. Survivors include her children, daughter Trina Powers and son Shannon Lewis, Her loving mother Geraldine Cox, Sisters Sandy Sewell & Tonja McCall, Brothers Terry Cox & Ron Cox. Visitation will be held Monday August 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm with service to follow at 1:00 pm and burial immediately following all at Sunwest Funeral Home and Cemetery 12525 NW Grand Ave El Mirage, Arizona. All Family and Friends welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Banner Hospice 8977 West Athens St Peoria, AZ 85382.