Melba Irene Bruce
Melba Irene Bruce
  • May 25, 1925 - November 4, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Melba Irene Bruce, 92, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017. She was born May 25, 1925 in Drumwright, OK to parents, Homer & Edna Legan.
Melba moved to Texas with her family in 1949. She was an Executive Secretary with Exxon, and retired from there after 30 years of service. She was a long time member of the First Methodist Church Adelphi Class. Melba was active in many different community activities. She was the last original member of the Shepard Park Plaza Garden Club. Melba was also an avid hunter and fisher, which she enjoyed doing with her family.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Alton Hammons Bruce, brother, Vincent Legan; as well as her parents. Melba is survived by her daughter, Mary "Polly" Phillips; son, Robert Bruce (Alisa); grandchildren, Kevin Mitchell Phillips (Victoria), and Ryan Patrick Bruce (Sydney); great-granddaughter, Kayla Anneliese Phillips; Brother. Robert Loren Legan; sisters & brother in-law, Vera Stephens, Faye Bruce, and Dossie Bruce (Affie).

Arrangements under the direction of Heights Funeral Home, Houston, TX.