Melba Edwards age 73, died June 4, 2013 at her residence in Cantonment, Fl. She was born February 3, 1940 in Florala, to Dock and Mae Cassidy Thames. She was a homemaker and loved every moment she spent with her family and most especially her grandchildren. She relished being "Grandma". Melba loved Alabama football and its rich traditions and enjoyed sharing that love with family and friends. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing special dishes for her family. Melba had a beloved dog named Scooter who she adored. Melba's faith in Jesus Christ sustained her as she fought many health issues. She was preceded in death by daughters, Brenda and Karen Edwards; father, Dock Thames; mother, Mae Cassidy Thames, sister, Jackie Thames.
Melba is survived by daughters, Sally Edwards of Huntington Beach, CA and Sandra Hagler and husband Connor of Cantonment, FL 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and her beloved dog Scooter.
Funeral services for Melba Edwards will be 1 PM Saturday June 8, 2013 from Evans Funeral Home with Jerry Thames and Danny Thames officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour before services. Interment will follow in the Corner Creek Cemetery.
Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at evansfuneralhomeal.com