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 Melba G. Fulford

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Melba G. Fulford

Birth
Mount Carmel, Wabash County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Dec 2013 (aged 97)
Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 121922879 View Source
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MELBA G. FULFORD, 97, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 2:16 pm on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL
She was born to John Franklin and Mabel Maurine (nee: Stine) Hedrick on December 27, 1915 in Mount Carmel, IL.
She married Clifford H. Fulford on August 24, 1940 in St. Louis, MO. He preceded her in death on May 5, 1974.
Melba was a piano teacher.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Chester, IL, VFW Auxiliary, National Piano Guild, a Founding Member of the Mississippi Saints Band and a Life member of Beta Sigma Phi (of which she was a Charter Member)
Survivors:
2 Daughters: Marcia (Tom) Ellison Benton, IL
Andrea Costilow Chester, IL
1 Sister: Jacqueline Khattar Beirut, Lebanon
5 Grandchildren: Stacey (Matthew) Glasgow
Leah (Michael) Bradley
Rebecca Ellison Aimee (Larry) Evans
Bradley (Erin) Ulrich 9 Great Grandchildren: Alyssa Evans
Taylor Evans
Jack Ulrich
Sara Ulrich
Lily Ulrich
Hannah Glasgow
Julia Glasgow
Conor Bradley
Liam Bradley Nieces & Nephews: Camille Hedrick, Jeremy (Janet) Sabo and Alan Sabo
Preceded in death by: Parents, Husband – Clifford H. Fulford, 1 Brother – Bill Hedrick and 1 Son-in-law – Larry Costilow
It was Melba's wish to be cremated
Memorial Service: 11:00 am Friday December 27, 2013
First Presbyterian Church, Chester, IL
Officiating: Rev. Ed Reuter
Visitation: Friday, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
First Presbyterian Church, Chester, IL Memorials: First Presbyterian Church, Chester, IL
Hospice of Southern Illinois
Interment: Private Burial
This memorial provided by:
Welge-Pechacek-McClure Funeral Homes




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