Melba Colby, 80, passed away March 22, 2000, in Salt Lake City of cancer.
Melba was born Sept. 1, 1919, at Sigurd, Utah, to John Henry and Bertha M. Lazenby Colby. She attended schools in Sigurd, Richfield and Manti, graduating from Manti High School. She filled an LDS mission to the New England States in 1946-47. She worked for many years as an employee of Zions First National Bank. An accomplished seamstress, she made many lovely articles of clothing as well as fun items for friends and family. She was blessed with many friends and cared deeply for each one.Survived by brother, Orrin (Maurine) Colby, many nieces and nephews and friends. Preceded in death by parents; brothers "J" and Boyd, and sisters Matilda "Tilly" Green and Selda Hatch.
Friends may call Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Estates Mortuary, 5850 S. 9th East, Murray. Graveside services at Manti City Cemetery, Sat., March 25, at 12 noon.