In memory of
Melba Marlene Moody
Melba Marlene Moody December 29, 1937 - January 8, 2017 Lil Ms Moody became an angel on January 8, 2017 at the age of 79. Marlene was born in Oklahoma on December 29, 1937 to the late John and Ora Stephens, the 12th of 14 children. The family moved to California when she was young. In 1956 she married Donald Moody and had 3 children, Freddie who passed away as an infant, Kelli (Collins) and Renee (Hufford). After many years working in the manufacturing field, she decided to become a foster parent where she met and adopted 2 sisters, Sarita and Shanna. She was a HUGE SF Giants fan and loved watching the games. She also loved fishing and casino trips with her sisters and friends. She loved going to church and christian music. Her bright smile and crazy personality always brought joy and laughter everywhere she went. Marlene leaves behind 2 sisters, Marsha (Lamb) and Juanita "Nici" Stephens, her 4 girls, Kelli, Renee, Sarita and Shanna, 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, along with numerous nephews, nieces and friends who will miss her dearly. A party in Celebration of her Life is planned for February 4, 2017 at 1pm at the Elks Lodge 645 Charity Way Modesto CA 95356 www.cvobituaries.com
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