Melba Rich, of Lancing, TN

January 23, 1940 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 81)

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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.



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Graveside Service
February 10, 2021

3:00 PM
Liberty Cemetery
110 Liberty Road
Wartburg, TN 37887

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