Gillies Funeral Chapel


Melba Jean Coburn

October 30, 1919  ~  October 7, 2014

Services: None at this time


WILLARD – Our loving grandmother and friend, Melba Jean Coburn, 94, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on October 30, 1919 in Fredonia, Kansas, a daughter of James and Ina Miller Fiscus. She was reared and educated in Gladewater, Texas. Jean married O.R. Wood in 1936 and was later divorced. She married Rod Coburn in 1963. He preceded her in death in 1986. She liked gardening and going to Wendover on the bus with her friends. Surviving are one son, Ron Wood, Kansas City, Missouri; one nephew; two grandchildren, Bud Turner and Kim Udy who she loved dearly. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Rod, one daughter, Marsha Stokes and one sister, Dena Rayborn. Jean requested that she be cremated and no services to be held at this time.

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Dear Bud and Kim,
I'm so sorry to hear of Jean's passing. My heart goes out to both of you. I know how much she loved you both,and I know you both loved her. My thoughts and prayers will be with both of you.

Aunt Bette



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