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Jenease Melban – August 3, 2017

Jenease Melban, 89, of Dumas died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 in Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel with Lane Boyd officiating.  Burial will be in Northlawn Memorial Gardens.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox Ave.
Jenease was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Lubbock to Jim and Mae Mobley.  She loved to look at ancestry and was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.  Jenease worked for the Moore County News and Morrison Funeral Home.
Survivors include her husband, Samuel Melban, of Amarillo; three sons, Charlie Melban and wife Beverlee, of Bushland, Sid Melban and wife Gail, of Dumas, and Jerry Melban and wife Lana, of Amarillo; six grandchildren, Cameron and wife Keri, Kassie and husband Jerry, Shelby and wife Alicia, Shayne and fiancé Jayna, Alayna and Joe, and Sydney and husband Andy; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be from Noon to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors in Amarillo, 2800 Paramount Blvd. and from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home in Dumas.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Bill Lackey Memorial Scholarship in care of Dumas Education Foundation, PO Box 615, Dumas, Texas 79029.


  • Betty Pool Posted August 4, 2017 6:45 pm

    Dear Sam, Charlie, Sid, Jerry, and your families.
    It is with love and sympathy that the Pool family
    express our thoughts and prayers at the passing of Jenease. Your family was such a special
    neighbor to us for all those years and Jenease was a special friend to me. We often speak of our neighborhood and the fun times the kids had. We
    never forget good times and friends! My heart is
    heavy at this time. May the Lord bless you and keep you!
    Betty, Melanie and Kriste

  • Ann & Darrel Franklin Posted August 4, 2017 9:26 pm

    We send our deepest condolences to all the family.

  • Donna Webb Posted August 8, 2017 5:08 pm

    Dear Sam, Charlie, Sid and Jerry and families, We are so saddened by this sudden loss of such a wonderful woman. When I think of happy memories as a kid, so many of them happened when you all came to visit us. I also loved getting to stop by and spend time with you on my way to and from college. My heart aches for you all. Sending you love and hugs and prayers.
    Donna and family

  • Jim Webb Posted August 8, 2017 9:50 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. It is never easy to loose a wife, mother, and grandmother. Please know that you are in our prayers during this difficult time.

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