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“Just to let you know we are all thinking of you....as Darrell said...from some "old neighborhood kids" ”
1 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara Smith Pinkerton - Lenexa, KS

“Enjoyed working with Melva at the V.A in Dallas. She was always a joy to visit with. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Darrell W. Pohawpatchoko - Lawton, OK

“I will miss hearing my phone beep and seeing that it was a text message from Melva. No matter what she was going through at the moment, her messages...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Sara Herrera - Lancaster, TX

“Just to let you know the Smith family from old times in Pampa are sorry for the loss of the Lusk family and our thoughts are with you. Sorry I...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Darrell Smith - Arlington, TX

“Even though it has been a long time since I saw Melva she would pop into my mind very often. I had a lot of fond memories with her. She was a very...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Dale Day - Wellington, TX

“I am keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow. I haven't gotten used to Jean being gone yet. I love you all and will...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara Sanders - Mesquite, TX

“I feel that she will be missed and that she is no longer in pain! My thought's and prayer's are with the family. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Becky Bozewicz - Lewisville, TX

“I will miss those BIG warm hugs and red lips on my cheek! Rest in peace my Sister. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Todd Edmiston - Los Angeles, CA

“I was blessed to see Aunt Melva in person once in my life, but felt her live over the last ten years, I admire her and love her immensely. I love all...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Shaunie Robicheaux - Elk city, OK

“We will miss you, Melva! ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Amy Schweers - Grapevine, TX

“Melva, you were truly a blessing. You will be missed so very much. I’m so grateful that you were a part of my life. I know you are an angel now...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Felicia Molina-Smith - TX

“Cecilia, I was so sadden to hear about Melva. I know how special she was to you. You and your family remain in our prayers and thoughts. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: John H. Martinez - Dallas, TX

“My sincerest condolences to all the family. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Lupe Soria - dallas, TX

“I send my love and hugs to the family as I know this is a terrible loss for them. My thoughts and prayers will be with you now and always, God bless...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Elizabeth Reyes - Houston, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Betty Eddings - Houston, TX

“Melva, you were always full of light and love for everyone! You are missed by many. I send my love and hugs to the family as I know this is a...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Vicki Kirby - Garland, TX

“We share your loss. She will be deeply missed. Love Jean & Rick ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Jean Hood - Lantana, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I enjoyed working as a dental tech 1999-2001 at Dallas VA with Melva. s john ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: john hadsall - TX

“Melva, I had lost contact with you so many years ago, but have thought of you often....Just wanted to say good bye old friend. I will see you where...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Nina Cameron - Garland, TX

“Just wanted you all to know we are thinking of you during this difficult time. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: John Paul & Jess Smith - Odessa, TX

“I remember the little girl that was in and out of my house almost as much as my own to kids. She is a delightful memory of ours. I am so sorry for...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Margareet & J D Ray - Pantego, TX

“It been a long time since jean st. but there are memories i will never forget, Melva are in many of them. She will be missed but never forgotten... ...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Bruce Ray - Arlington, TX

“Our prayers are with you, Melva was a friend and co-worker. She will be missed. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: howard ray - Dallas, TX


Melva Luanne Lusk was born November 8, 1958 in Pampa, Texas to Shelton Ewell Lusk & Lu Jean "Honey" Pike, and she passed away March 12, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. Melva is survived by her loving partner of 23 years, Cecilia Gonzales; beloved pets, Pixee, Mickee, Tobee; sisters: Roxanne Newman & husband David, Jeanette Hooper & husband Danny, and Lynn Lusk & partner Mary; brother, Gerald Lusk & wife Monica; aunt, Norma Murdock & husband Duane; numerous nieces and nephews; parent in-laws, Cruz and Nelda Gonzales. She is preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. She was a loyal supervisor dental technician for 24 years with the V.A. Hospital. Melva was blessed to be given the knowledge of how much people loved her and she them. Her walk with God every morning was her deepest love. A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm Thursday, March 15, 2012 at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Armstrong officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to www.lungevity.org in the name of "Miracle Melva".

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