February 27, 1950 - May 3, 2021
Melba Ruth Davis was born on February 27, 1950 in Kaufman, Texas to Barney James Rushing and Carrie Ella Rushing. She passed away peacefully on May 3, 2021 at the age of 71. She had a love for people and an even greater love for the Lord. She always had a smile and a hug for anyone she met. Melba never forgot a birthday or a face. The love she had for her family was evident to everyone. Melba was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Mack Davis; mother, Carrie Ella Powell; father, Barney James Rushing; step-father, Benjamin Clay Powell; father & mother-in-law, Bea and Shorty Davis. She is survived by her children, Carla Steele and husband Brad of Pursley, James Davis and wife Gabrielle of Meshoppen, PA, Ronnie Davis and wife Lesa of Kaufman and Lisa McMahan and husband Ronnie also of Kaufman. Grandchildren, Dalton Steele, Montana Steele, Bryar Steele all of Pursley, Jaylie Davis and Jaselyn Davis of Grandview, Cameron Rought, Lance Rought and Troy Rought of Meshoppen, PA, Christopher Davis and wife Jeanette of Kaufman, Chantry Prewitt and husband Matt of Kaufman, Conner McMahan of Kaufman; one great granddaughter, Chyanne Davis of Kaufman; brothers, JL Rushing and wife Sheila of Gilmer, Charles Rushing and wife Martha of Center, Edward Rushing and wife Karen of Wylie and Harold Rushing of Whitney; sister, Betty Curtis of Tool; sister-in-laws, Cleo Camp of Ferris, Pam Peterson of Coppell, Martha Shipps of Colleyville and Jimmie Joyce McEntire and husband Ray of Sulpher Springs; brother-in-laws, Luther Davis of Ferris, and Gary Garrett and wife Robin of Frisco. She is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. Visitation will be 6pm-8pm Friday, May 7, 2021 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 10am Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service will be 4pm Saturday at Trinity Cemetery in Wilmer. Pallbearers will be Dalton Steele, Montana Steele, Christopher Davis, Connor McMahan, Troy Rought, Lance Rought, Cameron Rought.
Melba Ruth Davis was born on February 27, 1950 in Kaufman, Texas to Barney James Rushing and Carrie Ella Rushing. She passed away peacefully on May 3, 2021 at the age of 71. She had a love for people and an even greater love for the Lord. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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