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Melba J. MILES

St. Edward's Catholic - Worthing Cemetery
Lincoln County,
South Dakota

Clarence May 22, 1919 - Apr 15, 1987
Melba Broughton Jun 15, 1928 - Jan 27, 2007
Married Nov 11, 1949
Children: Clarence Victor, June & Teresa

Melba June Broughton was born at Canton, SD on June 15, 1928, the daughter of Adam H. and Mamie (Zebarth) Broughton. She lived in the Canton-Worthing area. On Nov. 11, 1949 she was united in marriage to Clarence A. Miles at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Worthing. They made their home in Worthing and she was employed at K-Products in Canton until her retirement. Her husband preceded her in death on Apr. 15, 1987 and she continued to live in Worthing. Melba was a member of Saint Edward's Catholic Church, the Altar Society and Worthing American Legion Post #177 Auxiliary. She was the maker of many quilts, quilted by the Lennox Senior Citizens. Besides her parents and husband, Clarence, she was preceded in death by one sister, Nina Boomgarden-Elvik and one brother, Adam H. Broughton. Grateful for having shared her life are her three children: Clarence Victor (Connie) Miles of Sioux Falls, June (Lyle) Devitt and Teresa Miles, both of Worthing; six grandchildren: Sandy (Jason) Schmacher, Steven (Lori) Miles, Monte Miles, April (Steve) Frisbie, Tim (Jill) Devitt and Gabe (Callie) Devitt; six great-grandchildren: Kevin and Megan Schmacher, Bailey and Stori Miles and Logan and Cole Frisbie; five sisters: Ruth (Jay) Liichow in Michigan, Irene (Paul) Davis in Oregon, Inez (Mike) DeWitt in Texas, Joyce (Darrell) Geiken-Christensen and Joy VanHull both in Lennox; sister-in-law, Phyllis Broughton of Canton; a special friend: Evelyn Stengal McCarthy of Canton; plus several nieces and nephews.

Contributed on 6/19/09 by southdakota_gravestones
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Submitted: 6/19/09 • Approved: 8/8/11 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R13051-G13050-S3

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