Melba June John

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Melba June John, 86, of Hughes Springs, Texas went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 1, 2021.  Mrs. John was born December 22, 1934 in Big Springs, Texas to Clinton White and Gladys Chaires White.  Melba was a devoted Christian and a member of Veal Switch Baptist Church.  She served in many areas in her church such as holding bible study at her house, Awana's and Samaritan's Purse.  Melba became a world traveler.  She was the best grandmother and she loved her grandchildren more than anything.

She is survived by her loving children, Bob Eggar (Micki), Jack Eggar (Dona), Bill Eggar (Nancy), Tom Eggar (Kathy), Debra Swan (David); fifteen grandchildren; thirty-eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and two sisters, Shirley Calloway and Sharon Payne.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Herchell John; parents, Clinton and Gladys White; three brothers, Bob White, Jack White, JD White; one sister, Ruth Love, and one grandson, Ryan Eggar.

Services will be 3:00 p.m., Monday, April 5, 2021 in the chapel of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home with Dr. Jack Eggar officiating.  Burial to follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery and under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs.

There will be a time of visitation one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Global Children's Network.

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  1. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Prayers of comfort. I smile as I can see her dancing and singing on streets of GOLD!!

  2. I love and miss you Grandma June. Thank you for bringing us such joy through family gatherings and celebrations. You will be missed!

  3. Will Miss you and our Talks

    Rest in Pease

    Will Miss you and our Talks

    Rest in Pease Love judy Kollar

  4. With gratitude to know that your mom is with Jesus is the best news ever. We pray that you will know His comfort at this time.
    Dave and Gaye

  5. Dear Momma,
    We watched you leave us! Even though we weep for ourselves, we know you are right where you want to be. We know you went running into Jesus' arms!!! We will see you again! And until then, rest with our Creator and Savior!

  6. Deeply grateful for Grandma June! She was a lover of nature and one of the most tenacious people I know. Thankful for her life and legacy.

  7. June (Mom)…May you rest in Peace and Be with Our Lord and Savior Forever and Ever…Love You Always, Mary and Dempsey Kee

  8. So sorry that I can not make it there for the funeral. Improve you Grandma. I know you are dancing with joy in Heaven and we will see eachother again.

    To all the Eggar’s there. You are all in my thoughts and our prayers..

    Love you.

    Sarah and Dragan

  9. June (Mom)…May you rest in Peace and Be with Our Lord and Savior Forever and Ever…Love You Always, Mary and Dempsey Kee

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