Melba Coise Keith "Cokey"Obituary

Melba Coise Keith "Cokey"

Melba Coise Keith “Cokey”, 82, of Odessa, Texas passed away at Medical Center Hospital on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

Coise was born in Cisco, Texas on January 8, 1936 to Jim and Verlie Baird. Coise married Melvin E. Keith, February 11, 1955 in Cisco. Coise was an active member of the Parkview Church of Christ, an avid gardener, she enjoyed flowers, cooking, sewing, bird watching, and looking at wildflowers. Coise was a   season ticket holder for the Odessa Broncho’s.

Coise is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Wayne Baird. She is survived by her husband, Melvin E. Keith, daughter, Janice & Rodger Bundick of Odessa; son, Sidney & Jovonna Keith of Odessa; grandchildren, Mitchell & Sheri Bundick, Tracie & Philip Halbert,, Jay & Robyn Ward, Shasta & Pete Wantiez; great grandchildren,  Braydon Ward, Braxton Ward, Jaeli Ward, Grayson Halbert, Tyler Hallmark, Lanie Halbert, Ryan Wantiez, Aubree Wantiez, Taylor Hallmark; sisters, Penny Mercer & Carolyn Balzen. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

A visitation will be held Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home. Funeral Services at Parkview Church of Christ on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 with Denny Wilson officiating. Burial following service at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Services are entrusted to Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family is asking donations be made to Odessa Christian School.


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