Dena Melba Easterwood
Dena Melba Easterwood passed away Nov. 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by family and friends. She was 99-years-old and a Christian of Baptist Faith.
Visitation will be at Lynch Funeral Home on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 from 3-5 p.m. and the funeral service on Monday, Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m. with Brother Pat Cooper officiating. Mrs. Easterwood will be laid to rest at Val Verde Cemetery in Bell County, Texas at approximately 3 p.m.
Melba was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Easterwood, parent's Sarah and Homer Burns, son Robert Burns Easterwood and 6 brothers.
Left to cherish her memory are her children Bill Easterwood and Margie of Lone Oak, Sandra Caldwell of Quinlan and Linda Guyton and husband Ted of Quinlan. She is also survived by sister Betty Lister, nine grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren and countless nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and family members.
Published on November 8, 2019

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James R. "Jim" Brown
Nov 10, 2019
My first memories of my Aunt Melba was in the winter of 1941 / 1942. I remember a very pretty young woman in a pretty black dress walking in our front door with my Uncle Ralph W. Easterwood. I was only (or nearly) 4 years old and remember her so clearly. She was carrying a young baby boy and his name was Billy Ralph Easterwood. They had just come back from California (where Billy had been born that August). They were coming back home to Texas to live. From much of my early life Aunt Melba was like another Mom to me. She had been my fishing buddy, my domino partner and my Aunt who I always loved very much. There are so many stories to tell, but at this juncture I very surely wish comfort ...and peace to all of her loving family who loved her so much. She had an amazingly good and long life, and now rests in the arms of our Lord, Jesus Christ. God bless you Aunt Melba, and I'll see you later.Read more
Leigh Jimenez-Price
Nov 10, 2019
I am blessed to have met Mrs. Melba Easterwood. My love and prayers for family and friends.
Leigh Jimenez-Price
Nov 10, 2019
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