Melba "Cricket" Marlene Vaughn Dempsey
November 14, 1941 - November 30, 2017
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Melba Marlen "Cricket" (Jones) Dempsey, 76, of O'Donnell passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 in Lubbock. She was born on November 14, 1941 in Colorado City, to Glen and Artie (Prentice) Jones. Melba married the late Charles Edward Vaughn on November 21, 1959 in Lamesa, Texas. She later married Johnny Dempsey on June 19, 2006 in Brownfield. Melba worked as a secretary for Demsey Gin in O'Donnell for 22 years.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Johnny Dempsey; sons, Marlon Vaughn, Michael Vaughn and Chad Vaughn; daughters, Charla Vaughn, Shawna Gass and Sherry Gass; brother, Charles Jones; sisters, Eva Matlock and Mirl Clement.

Visitation will be 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Combest Family Funeral Homes, O'Donnell. Celebration of life service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017 at First Baptist Church of O'Donnell with interment to follow at the Gail Cemetery.

Melba "Cricket" Marlene Vaughn Dempsey
Visitation Schedule
Combest Family Funeral Homes
510 8th Street
O'Donnell, TX  79351
Sunday, December 3, 2017
2:00-4:00 p.m.
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Service Schedule
First Baptist Church
701 Standefer Ave
O'Donnell, TX  79351
Monday, December 4, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Map to Service Location
Burial Schedule
Gail Cemetery
Gail, TX  79738




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