Melba Jean Donaldson Neely
Melba was born Nov.5, 1926, to Ed and Othella Donaldson. She was the second of five daughters.
She passed peacefully August 26, 2023, at her son's home in St. George Utah.
She is proceeded in death by her husband of 64 years, Bev Neely. They had 3 children, Jacque (Roger) Adams, Jan Gallagher, Bob (Karen) Neely, 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren (with one on the way), and 8 great great grandchildren.
Her family was important to her and she loved them all. Melba loved to serve others through her church callings, family, and neighbors. She loved beautiful flowers and being outside. She was truly happy working in her yard. Melba loved music and always had a song in her heart.
Services will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 7785 S. Iron Springs Rd. Kirkland, AZ. September 2nd, 2023, at 11:00 AM with a burial to follow at 2:30 PM at the Peeples Valley Pioneer Cemetery - Genung Memorial Park. 18275 AZ-89, Peeples Valley, AZ 86332