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Melba Ann Ellinger

August 10, 1934 – June 29, 2020


Melba Ann Ellinger was born in rural Taylor County to John Henry and Dana (Young) Ellinger. She passed away June 29, 2020, in Abilene, at the age of 85. Graveside service will be 10:00 AM Wednesday July 1, 2020, at Buffalo Gap Cemetery, Buffalo Gap, Texas. Services are under the direction of Girdner Funeral Home, Abilene.


She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Shane Boyd, sisters Peggy "Sis" Sides and Bonnie White, and brothers Dr. Ted Ellinger and Mickey Ellinger.


Melba is survived by daughters Connie Boyd and Tonya Bridges, and a sister Johnnie Williams. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.