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Melba Jean Archer

September 24, 1927 January 14, 2018
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Services for Melba Jean Shaw Archer, 90, of Gilmer, will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Roger Gage, David Cotham and Rev. Steve Layton officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Sand Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Archer passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018, in Gilmer.
Melba Jean was born September 24, 1927, in Gilmer, to Elvin Luther and Essie Mae Shaw. She served her country proudly in the Navy as a Registered Nurse, and continued her nursing career for many years. After retirement, she was a devoted homemaker and member of Sand Hill Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell Lee Archer; a brother, Fletcher Lane Shaw and a sister, Joyce Hamilton.
She is survived by her sons, Michael Lee Archer, James Patrick Archer; brother, Eddie Shaw; grandchildren, Angela Rivera, Eric Archer, Steven Clegg, Angela Clegg, Emily Shaw, Alex O’Neill, Connor O’Neill; and numerous great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 19, from 6 PM to 8 PM at Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sand Hill Cemetery Association.

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Visitation

Friday

19

Jan

6:00 PM 1/19/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/19/2018 8:00:00 PM
Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home Gilmer

795 US Highway 271 North
P.O. Box 850
Gilmer, TX 75644

Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home Gilmer
795 US Highway 271 North Gilmer 75644 TX
United States

Service

Saturday

20

Jan

1:00 PM 1/20/2018 1:00:00 PM
Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home Gilmer

795 US Highway 271 North
P.O. Box 850
Gilmer, TX 75644

Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home Gilmer
795 US Highway 271 North Gilmer 75644 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sand Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

3275 FM 555
Gilmer, TX 75645

3275 FM 555 Gilmer 75645 TX
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sand Hill Cemetery Association

3275 FM 555
Gilmer, TX 75645
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