Melba Medler

Obituary of Melba Rita Medler

Melba Rita Medler of Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Benjamin "Benny" and Jeanelle Keadell Collins, born in Barnesville, Georgia on January 23, 1941, passed away at her home on October 12, 2020, at the age of 79 years. She was a Charter member of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. Melba loved gardening, yard sales, dancing, and her job as an RN. On February 26, 1967, she married Ronald Medler in Barnesville, Georgia. Surviving are her husband, Ronald Medler of Cape Girardeau; two sons and wives, Westley (Wendy) Medler of Jackson, Missouri, and Kevin (Karyn) Medler of Auburn, Alabama; two grandchildren Joshua Medler and Jessica (Thomas) Hardin; and two sisters, Janice Freeman of Los Angeles, California, and Pamela Collins of Americus, Georgia. Other relatives and friends also survive. Melba was preceded in death by her parents Benny and Jeanelle Collins, and her brother Keith Collins. Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 14, 2020, from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held on Thursday morning October 15, 2020, at 10:00 am with Brother Ken officiating with Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com Watkins and Sons Funeral Service 573-624-3548
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Wednesday
14
October

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Watkins and Sons Funeral Service
301 N Walnut Street
Dexter, Missouri, United States
(573) 624-3548
Thursday
15
October

Graveside Service

10:00 am
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Dexter Cemetery
Hwy 25
Dexter, Missouri, United States
Thursday
15
October

Interment

10:00 am
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Dexter Cemetery
Hwy 25
Dexter, Missouri, United States
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