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Melba Livalane Herbert
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Obituary for Melba Livalane Herbert

Melba Livalane Herbert, 85, of Rome, GA passed away on May 23, 2018 in Union City, GA. She was born on May 20, 1933 in West Monroe, LA to the late Ray and Mellie Wheat. Melba was retired from the Floyd County Board of Education where she taught high school English at Coosa High School. She was also a member of Garden Lakes Baptist Church.

Melba was preceded in death by her husband, Dwayne Gunnels Herbert, and her parents, Ray and Mellie Wheat. She is survived by her sons, Leland and Sharon Herbert and Timothy and Debbie Herbert; five grandchildren, Byron, Jacob, Brandon, Collin and Christopher; one great-grandchild, Zachary; her sister, Barbara Johnson of Texas; and her brother, Wayne Tyler of Louisiana.

The family will receive friends at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. There will be a graveside service on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 3:30 PM at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens, 2549 Shorter Avenue, Rome, GA 30165.

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Graveside Service




3:30 PM
Oaknoll Memorial Gardens

2549 Shorter Avenue
Rome, Georgia 30165

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Oaknoll Memorial Gardens

2549 Shorter Avenue
Rome, Georgia 30165


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