Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Melba D Dukes?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Melba's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
Melba D Dukes
January 11, 1932 ~ January 5, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
4 Trees, Flowers, or Condolences have been shared with support of Melba's family - View on Tribute Wall
Melba D. Dukes, age 90 of Niceville, Florida went to Heaven on January 5, 2023. She was born in Holmes County, Florida on January 11, 1932 to the late John and Ethel Thomas.
She was married to the love of her life Eugene H. Dukes for 60+ years. She had 3 children. As a homemaker, she loved to make ceramics and sew. Her favorite book was the Bible she read it to us often and sang “When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder” to her grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband Eugene H. Dukes and her son Harvey E. Dukes as well as a great-grandchild Gabi Hornsby, sister Quida Andrews and brother William Thomas.
She is survived by two daughters, Cathy J. Chapman (Darrell) of Niceville and Ramona Hornsby (Lonzo) of Ponce de Leon, Florida. Also survived by three grandchildren: Ashley Chapman Cuchens (Ashley Stephen), Christopher Chapman, and Todd Hornsby (Karen). And brother Pat Thomas (Rhonda) and nieces/nephews.
The family would like to thank Bayport Assisted Living for caring for our sweet mother/grandmother.
As one whom his mother comforts. So I will comfort you. Isaiah 66:13