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Melba Jean (Rice) Brockette

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Graveside services for Melba Jean Brockette, 88, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2021 at the Willow Wild Cemetery under the care of Wise Funeral Home.  Chaplain Mike Burt will officiate.  Mrs. Brockette passed away April 4, 2021 in Arlington.  
Melba was born Oct. 1, 1932 in Bonham, the daughter of Homer Rice and Lela Mae (Atkins) Rice.  
Melba was of the Baptist faith and was a secretary by trade.  Melba enjoyed her crossword puzzles and reading.  She married W.A. Brockette March 10, 1981 and he preceded her in death April 24, 2017.  
Melba was preceded in death by brothers Richard, Louis and Ray Rice, along with her sister Billie Morris.  
She is survived by her sister Mavis McKinney of Pottsboro and numerous extended family and a host of friends.
You may sign the online guest register at