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1961 MELBA 2024


January 15, 1961 — February 7, 2024

Melba Joyce Simmons, a beloved member of our community, passed away on February 7, 2024. She was a loving and outgoing woman, known for her strong faith and involvement in her church. Melba was born on January 15, 1961, and her passing leaves a void in the lives of all who knew her.

The funeral services to honor Melba's life will be held at the Golden Gate Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas. A viewing will take place on February 16, 2024, from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the address of 4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy. This will be a time for family and friends to gather together, sharing memories and finding solace in each other's support.

On February 17, 2024, the Funeral Service will be held at the same location. It is scheduled to commence at 3:00 PM. This service will be an opportunity for everyone to come together one final time and pay their respects to Melba.

Melba's faith was an integral part of her life. She dedicated herself to teaching Sunday school and instilling the values of love, compassion, and understanding in young hearts. Her genuine care for others shone through her words and actions, as she embraced each new day with a smile and an open heart.

Beyond her commitment to her church community, Melba had many interests that brought joy into her life. She found fulfillment in sharing her knowledge and wisdom through teaching Sunday school classes. The impact she made on the lives of those she taught will never be forgotten.

Melba Joyce Simmons will always be remembered as a remarkable woman who touched the lives of many with her kindness and unwavering faith. While we mourn her loss deeply, let us also celebrate the beautiful memories she has left behind.

In memory of Melba, we encourage friends, family, and community members to come together and support one another during this difficult time. Let us reflect on her teachings of love and compassion, carrying them forward as lasting legacies in her honor.

Melba is survived by her devoted family, friends, and church community who will cherish her memory. May she rest in eternal peace, knowing that her legacy will continue to inspire others for generations to come.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, February 16, 2024

3:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home - Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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Saturday, February 17, 2024

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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