Melba Ruth (Morey) Flesher 84, of Waterford departed Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio due to complications from surgery.
Melba was born May 18, 1936 to Robert and Vivian (Hunt) Morey of Waterford. She was a member of the Beverly United Methodist Church for many years and a proud member of the Rebekah Lodge. She regularly visited the Beverly Seniors Center where she enthusiastically played bingo. Melba lived her life as she loved her family, fiercely at all times. Her every moment was spent caring for her family and friends.
Melba married Cleaston Earl Flesher on June 17, 1955 and celebrated 55 years of marriage. Together, they had four children. She is survived by three of those children; Debbie Cline of Beverly, Cynthia Wolfe of Waterford, and Jeff Flesher, also of Waterford; six grandchildren: Evon (Justin) McKown of Beverly; Jessica (Billy) Lee of Waterford; Christopher Flesher of Marietta; Dakota (Courtney) Flesher of Beverly; Kayla Flesher or Waterford; Shannon Wolfe of Waterford; two step-grandchildren: Gary (Tessa) Wolfe of Waterford; Jessica Wolfe of West Virginia; 11 great-grandchildren: Jacob and Kieran Tice of Beverly; Nava and Zoe McKown of Beverly; Jyllian, Jaylin, Jadyn, and Jacy Lee of Waterford; Tavin Brooks and Mason Miller of Beverly; Duncan Wolfe of Waterford; Brandon and Ryan Wolfe of West Virginia; a sister Sandra Morey of Belpre; and many other extended family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert Morey; husband, Cleaston Flesher; and son Gregory (Rachelle) Flesher.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly with Pastors Steve Wainwright and Justin McKown officiating. Burial will be in the Waterford Cemetery. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Friday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Beverly-Waterford Rescue Squad, Beverly United Methodist Church or the Beverly Seniors Citizens. We ask that social distancing be followed. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com.
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