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Melba Rich, of Lancing, TN

January 23, 1940 — February 8, 2021

Melba Rich, of Lancing, TN

Mrs. Melba Novella Potter Rich passed away February 7, 2021, at home in Lancing, TN.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Rich; parents, Lemmie and Annabell Potter; In-laws, Willard Rich and Cora Hall; son, Tim Rich; sister, Maisel Harney; brother, Paul Potter; brothers-in-law, Charles and Larry Rich, and Bob Riley.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Karen Rich; daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Dennis Wilkes; grandchildren, Kris (CJ), Matthew (Stephanie), Amber (Eric), Jessica (Mike) and Tim Rich; great grandchildren, Alexia, Isabelle, Lily and C.J. Reyes; Kaitlyn, Megan and Lucas Thompson; Delilah and Daisy Ottesen; sisters Jo (Jim) Rich, Sharon (Lester) Heidle, Gayle (Bobby) Hamby and brothers-in-law, Thomas Harney; Jim (Jo), Darrell (Kim) and Rick; sister-in-law, Jean (David) Smallman; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Due to the COVID crisis, the family will have a graveside service at Liberty Baptist Church in Wartburg on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 3:00pm with Bro. Keith Kilby officiating.

Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Melba Novella Potter Rich.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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