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Melba Faye Dudgeon

January 17, 1931 January 4, 2019
Melba Faye Dudgeon
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Obituary for Melba Faye Dudgeon

Melba Faye Dudgeon, 87, of Burns Flat, Oklahoma was born on January 17, 1931 in Foss, Oklahoma. She is the daughter of Olin Ragland Haggard and Bertha Corrine Tallifero. She made her way to heaven on Friday, January 4, 2019 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City, Oklahoma surrounded by her loving family.
Melba married her best friend and sweetheart, Albert Lawrence Dudgeon on January 1, 1950 in Burns Flat, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2017.
She enjoyed her family, she was a wonderful mother, care taker and cook. She also had a special bond with children.
Melba was an active member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Burns Flat, Oklahoma where she taught Sunday school and was involved in the Women’s group.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Burns Flat, Oklahoma. Rev. Jim Fisk will officiate and will be assisted by Rev. Duawn Mearns. Services have been entrusted to the care of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home in Elk City, Oklahoma.
Cherishing her memory is her daughter, Nancy Arrington of Shawnee, Oklahoma; son, Terrance Dudgeon and his wife, Vickey of Norman, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Ami Sinibaldi and her husband, Larry of Orlando, Florida, Sean Dudgeon and his wife, Jennifer of Norman, Oklahoma, Kara McInnis and her husband, David of Lawton, Oklahoma, Kyle Dudgeon and his girlfriend, Delanie of Norman, Oklahoma; three great-grandchildren, Madelynn Dudgeon, Cole Dudgeon and Charlie Jean Dudgeon all of Norman, Oklahoma and one sister, Doris Ann Kennemer of Burns Flat, Oklahoma.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert Lawrence Dudgeon; parents, Olin and Bertha Haggard.
Memorials can be made to the Burns Flat Education Foundation in care of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home, P.O. Box 707, Elk City, Oklahoma 73648.
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8:00 AM 1/9/2019 8:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 1/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Martin-Dugger Funeral Home

600 W. Country Club Boulevard
Elk City, OK 73644

Martin-Dugger Funeral Home
600 W. Country Club Boulevard Elk City 73644 OK
United States

Funeral service




1:30 PM 1/10/2019 1:30:00 PM
Cumberland Presbyterian Church

205 OK-44
Burns Flat, OK 73647

Cumberland Presbyterian Church
205 OK-44 Burns Flat 73647 OK
United States

Memorial Contribution

Burns Flat Educational Foundation


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