Melba Dean Siniard Staples


Mrs. Melba Siniard Staples, age 86 of Loudon County, formerly of Oakdale, passed away Tuesday November 21, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.


She was preceded by her husband: Harold B. Staples.

Her parents: Otis and Jessie Siniard.

One brother: Ronald Siniard.

And one sister: Louise Holloway.


She is survived by her son: Phillip Staples of Loudon.

Two daughters: Debbie Edwards of Lenoir City and Cindy Moore of Loudon.

Five grandchildren: Matthew, Charlie, Amanda, Diandra and Erica.

Eight great grandchildren, and a host of other family, friends and loved ones.


The family will receive friends on Friday November 24, 2017 at Davis Funeral Home in Harriman from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  The funeral service will follow at 8:00 PM.  Graveside services will be held on Saturday November 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Georgia Memorial Gardens in Marietta, Georgia.