Melba Shicky died Feb. 16, 2006 in Payson. She was born July 8, 1922 in Huntington Park, Calif., to John and Alice Dean.
Mrs. Shicky is survived by her husband, Frank Shicky, whom she married in 1944; three daughters, Ruth Kilgore of California, Sarah Emmonds of Ohio and Debbie Richie of California; four sons, Simeon Shicky and Aaron Shicky, both of Arizona, David Shicky and Ira Shicky of California; 21 grandchildren; brothers, John M. Dean, Charles H. Dean, Roy Dean; and sister, Naomi Nunnery.
She was preceded in death by her daughters, Esther, Louise and Phoebe Ann.
There will be a visitation from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Dr., with graveside services and burial at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Resthaven Park Cemetery, 4310 E. Southern Ave. in Phoenix.
Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.