Melba Ruth (White) McMichael of Madera, California, passed away June 10, 2021 at the age of 98. She was born in Vernon, Texas on Feb. 20, 1923. In 1944, Melba moved to So. California and worked for Lockheed as a draftsman. She met and married her husband of 49 years, Robert McMichael.Melba is survived by her three children: Gary McMichael (sp. Maraley) of Palmer, Alaska; Diana Fennell (sp. Jim) of Madera, CA; and Teri McMichael of Fresno, CA. Melba has seven grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 9 step grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was an artist, homemaker, faithful wife, loving mother, generous volunteer, and devoted to her Lord and Savior. A memorial service will be held June 19, 2021 at 2 pm, Madera Baptist Church. Interment will be in Vernon, TX.