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Melba Monk Stanford, 82, of Royse City passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015.
She was born May 4, 1933, in Royse City to Johnnie Leon and Zeffa Irene
(Vining) Monk. Melba was raised in Royse City and was a member of the
First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, traveling and going
on shopping sprees with her daughters.
Melba is survived by her two daughters, Jennifer Dale and husband James
and Lisa Peters and husband Howard Milner; a grandson, Jason Dale; and
great-grandson Cooper Dale.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Zeffa Monk; husbands
Kenneth Peters, Chris Chotas and James Stanford; and a brother, Doyle Monk.
A graveside service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, at the Royse City
Rest Haven Funeral Home — Royse City Cha-pel is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.resthavenfuneral.com and
Published on  August 14, 2015
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