WHITE HALL Melba Prather Pamplin, 72, of White Hall, passed away February 21, 2012. She was born December 21, 1939 in Elps, La. to the late Lloyd and Beatrice Prather. She graduated from Bastrop High School in 1957. She was a property manager for a management company. Melba was a member of Hardin Baptist Church and of the Red Hatters.

WHITE HALL Melba Prather Pamplin, 72, of White Hall, passed away February 21, 2012. She was born December 21, 1939 in Elps, La. to the late Lloyd and Beatrice Prather. She graduated from Bastrop High School in 1957. She was a property manager for a management company. Melba was a member of Hardin Baptist Church and of the Red Hatters.

Survivors include husband, Willie Earl Pamplin; sons, Willie Eugene, Lloyd Steven and Patrick Wayne Pamplin; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Jerry, Waymon, Ronnie Pamplin, Nickie DeCourte; sisters, Nancy and Virginia DeCourte.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, February 24, 2012, Cranford Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial, Memorial Park Cemetery in Bastrop, La. by Cranford Funeral Home of White Hall. www.cranfordfh.com