Melba Laverne Allen passed on from this life on February 11, 2019 in Amarillo, Texas. Melba was born
on January 22, 1947 in Paducah, Texas to her father, J.D. Ballard and Jewel McGon.
Melba is survived by her husband Jack Allen of Texas; sons, Tommy Miller and wife Cheryl of Oklahoma
& Donnie Allen Jr., of Oklahoma; daughters Patty Lair and husband Jim of Oklahoma & Connie Reynolds
and husband, James of Texas; brothers, Alive Roy Ballard of Texas & Jimmy Ballard; twenty-four
grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren & two great-great grandchildren.
Melba is preceded in death by her father, J.D. Ballard; mother, Jewel McGon; sisters, Vernna May
Armstrong and Elizabeth McGon.