Melba Coise Keith
January 8, 1936 – March 10, 2018
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 from 5pm – 7pm. Funeral Service will take place at Parkview Church of Christ on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10:00 am with Denny Wilson officiating. Burial will follow service at Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family is asking donations be made to Odessa Christian School.
- Melvin Keith, Husband
- Janice and Rodger Bundick, Daughter
- Sidney and Jovonna Keith, Son
- Mitchell & Sheri Bundick, Tracie & Philip Halbert, Jay & Robyn Ward, Shasta & Pete Wantiez, Grandchildren
- Braydon Ward, Braxton Ward, Jaeli Ward, Grayson Halbert, Tyler Hallmark, Lanie Halbert, Ryan Wantiez, Aubree Wantiez, Taylor Hallmark, Great Grandchildren
- Penny Mercer, Sister
- Carolyn Balzen, Sister
- Numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
- Jay Ward
- Mitchell Bundick
- Phillip Halbert
- Braxton Ward
- Rodger Bundick
- Grayson Halbert
- Pete Wantiez
- Ryan Wantiez
- Odessa Christian School
- Visitation Tuesday, March 13, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Melba Coise Keith
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March 12, 2018
Always thought the world of Coise and loved being around her growing up as kids with Penny! Her and Melvin were always so good to me and she will truly be missed! May the Lord keep her in his loving arms! 🙏❤️😍