Melba Jean Gunn, 82, died Tuesday January
14, 2014 in Amarillo. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m.
Saturday at Westlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Leonard Forsythe
of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements are
under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of
Melba was born June 30, 1931 to Johnathan and Edna Wilson
Torbett in Muldrow, Oklahoma. She came to Borger in
1936 where she later met and married E. L. “Buster” Gunn.
Melba was a member of Fairlanes Baptist Church and was
Past President of the B.P.O.E. Elkettes.
She is survived by her son Philip Gunn and his wife Laura
of Borger, her daughter Leigh Ann Turley of Borger, a stepson
Jackie Gunn and his wife Alta of Mesquite, TX, her sister Waneva Richardson and husband
Charles of McKinney, TX, 4 grandchildren Jennifer Gunn and husband Michael, Eric
Turley, Aaron Turley and Nick Gunn, her great grandson Dakota Turley.
There will be a family visitation on Friday from 5:00 until 7:00 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to BSA Hospice through Olivia’s Angels, 721 N. Taylor, Amarillo,