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Melba Ruth Isles, 82

| April 28, 2021 12:00 AM

Melba went to heaven after a short illness at the Daniel Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas. She passed away peacefully on April 10, 2021.

Melba Ruth Watson was born May 27, 1938, in Humboldt, Tennessee, to JC Watson and Willie Mae (Gilmore) Watson, one of five children.

Melba met the love of her life, John W. Isles Sr. They were married July 14, 1953. They also had five children.

Melba was preceded in death by her parents JC Watson and Willie Mae Watson, and also John W. Isles Sr. (June 2, 2018).

Melba is survived by her children, John W. Isles Jr. (Vickey) of Kalispell, Connie R. Isles of Kingman, Arizona, Jerry W. Isles of Columbia Falls, Jay W. Isles Sr. of Kalispell, and Jeff W. Isles of Kalispell.

Melba and John Sr. were blessed with 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren whom they loved dearly and shared many precious memories together.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.