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Ambition: Hairstylist

* Birth Date Unknown - July 23, 2007 *

Hernando - Melba Joyce Crain Wilbanks, 59, passed away at her home on Monday, July 23, 2007. Melba retired after 35 years as a beautician, and she was of the Baptist Faith.

Her husband, Joe "Danny" Wilbanks, felt so very blessed to have had her for 37 years, and now he entrusts her care to God. Melba is also survived by her daughter, Christy Thornhill and husband Joey; her stepson, Joe Wilbanks, Jr. and his wife Debbie; three grandchildren whom she adored, Logan, Heather, and Joseph; her mother, Joyce Crain; her brother, Gerald Crain; two sisters, Kathy Davis and Edna Bridges; and numerous nieces, nephews, and special friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Hollis Crain.

Visitation was from 5:00 until 8:00 PM., on Wednesday, July 25th at the Brantley Funeral Home Olive Branch, Ms. The Funeral services was 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26, at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch, with interment to follow in Enterprise Cemetery, in Enterprise, MS. Published by The Commercial Appeal on Jul. 25, 2007.