Melba Jeanette Jeffreys Burney – Obituary

By  | February 13, 2018 | Filed under: Morrison Funeral Home, Obituaries

Melba Jeanette Jeffreys Burney, age 77 of Muscle Shoals, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018. Her visitation will be Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia. The funeral service will be Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Park Baptist Church. She will lie-in-state Friday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Josh Allen, Steve Flippo and Bob Pitman will officiate with burial in Providence Cemetery, Town Creek, AL.
Melba was a native of Lawrence County and was the owner of Burney’s Sporting Good’s in Muscle Shoals. She was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church. Melba Burney was all about sharing the love and salvation of Jesus Christ. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jadie Burney and eight siblings.
She is survived by her children, Cala Burney Flippo (Steve Flippo), Myra Burney Carter (Steve Carter) and Jay Burney (Sandee Robinson Burney); sister, Ila Lang Long; grandchildren, Joshua Flippo and wife Tiffany and their son Coleman, Joseph Flippo and wife Whitney, and Sarah Beth and Samuel Flippo, Mallory Carter Allen and husband, Josh and their children, Jake and James, McKenzie Carter Monroe and husband, John, and Jadie, Judson and Jack Burney.
In lieu of flowers – please make memorial donations to Fellowship of Christian Athletics at P.O. Box 14185, Huntsville, AL 35815.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.

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