Melba Prater Risner

Born: 08/02/1926
Died: 09/21/2004
Visitation: After 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2004 here at Hall Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 24, 2004 here at Hall Funeral Home with Sterlin Bolen, Bethel Bolen and Wilson Slone officiating.
Interment: Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky.
 

MELBA PRATER RISNER, AGE 78, DAVID, KY., WIDOW OF JIM RISNER, PASSED AWAY TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2004 IN THE HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, PRESTONSBURG, KY. SHE WAS BORN AUGUST 2, 1926 IN DAVID, KY., THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE ARK PRATER AND MARGARET HICKS PRATER. MRS. RISNER WAS A HOMEMAKER AND A MEMBER OF THE COLD SPRINGS REGULAR BAPTIST CHURCH.

SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER THREE SONS, CURTIS (SANDRA) RISNER AND JAMES (TERESA) RISNER BOTH OF PRESTONSBURG, KY., GARRY RISNER, GALION, OH., FIVE DAUGHTERS, SHARON K. (RALPH) DAMRON AND KIMBERLY (ADRIAN) GOBLE BOTH OF IVEL, KY., BETTY (GARY) OLMSTEAD AND GENEVA (WILLIE) BATES BOTH OF GALION, OH., KAREN (KENNY) HOWARD, GUNLOCK, KY., ONE BROTHER, VALICE PRATER, GUNLOCK, KY. 17 GRANDCHILDREN, 21 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND 1 GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILD.

IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND AND PARENTS SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH THREE BROTHERS, SEVEN SISTERS.