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Melba Clark

Melba Clark (Ruthardt)

Friday, February 20th, 1942 - Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Melba died Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in Muleshoe. She was born February 20, 1942 in Smyer, Texas to Herman Delbert and Mamie Opal (Spalding) Ruthardt. She married Robert Clark in Juarez, Mexico on October 20, 1968.

Melba was the Bailey County Tax Assessor for many years. She was a member of the Jennyslippers. Melba was a loving wife and mother. She is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Linda Burris; and her brother, Dean Ruthardt.

Melba is survived by her husband, Robert; her son, Robert Clark and his wife, Jessi of Chehalis, Washington; her three daughters, Tammie McIntosh of Lubbock, Texas, Doyla Hight of Clovis, New Mexico and Mona Wilde and her husband, Neal of Garden City, Texas; her three brothers, Pete Ruthardt of Jermyn, Texas, Jerry Ruthardt of Muleshoe, Texas and Joe Ruthardt of Lubbock, Texas; her 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society, 3411 – 73rd Street, Lubbock, Texas, 79423.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 6th, 2020 | 8:30am - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 6th, 2020 8:30am - 8:00pm
    Location
    Ellis Funeral Home
    Address
    104 E. Ave F
    MULESHOE, TX 79347
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  • Service

    Friday, February 7th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 7th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Muleshoe Memorial Park
    Address
    3 miles West on Hwy 84
    MULESHOE, TX 79347
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    Officiant
    Ross Black
  • Interment

    Friday, February 7th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 7th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Muleshoe Memorial Park
    Address
    310 South Main Street, Suite 103
    MULESHOE, TX 79347
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Posted at 05:18pm
With deepest sympathy, Robbie & Tina Burgess
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With all our love, Charlene and Bart Belew

Posted at 03:40pm
Mona, Neal and Family, our sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother. May God grace you with joyful memories and peaceful hearts.
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Posted at 11:32am
Love & prayers during this time of loss. Bill & Judy Landers, Cris & Audrey Womack, Arlin & Taylor Landers, Kenneth & Alyssa Harmon and families
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Posted at 10:58am
We are so very sorry for the families loss. There will be a happy reunion day. All Our Love, Pete & Connie Ruthardt
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