Melba Moran, age 98, of Quincy, Ill. and formerly of St. Louis, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 at the Sunset Home in Quincy. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green, with Fr. Bill Peckman officiating.
Burial was held in the St. Clement Cemetery in St. Clement.
Visitation was held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of services.
She was born Jan. 26, 1917 in Farmer, the daughter of John Otto and Elizabeth Alma Hickerson Moran Sr. She was never married.
Survivors include three sisters Louise Tomanio (Carlo John) of Danbury, Conn., Mae Scanlon of Cold Spring, Ky., and Jean Griffith of Quincy, Ill.; brother Don Moran of Vandalia; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers John Moran, Richard Moran, Junior Moran, Robert Moran, Malcolm Moran, Jessie Moran, and Carl Moran; two sisters Mildred Riley and Patty Luzcak.
Melba worked at St. Johns Mercy Hospital in St. Louis for 40 years as a receptionist.
Serving as pallbearers were George Riley, Tommy Riley, Bob Hickerson, John Turner, and Eric Moran.
Memorials may be made to St. Clement Cemetery.