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Melba M. Register

January 15, 1927 ~ November 5, 2022 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea.

It is with sympathy that the management (Eddie and Jackie Nelson) and the support staff of Nelson’s Funeral Home announce passing of Mrs. Melba M. Register, 95, of Ridgeway, South Carolina.

Mrs. Register’s earthly life journey ended Saturday, November 5, 2022, surrounded by her loving and caring family.  


On Saturday, November 5, 2022, at PruittHealth in Ridgeway, SC our family lost a matriarch.   Mrs. Melba M. Register was born on January 15,1927 and was a woman of singular grit and gravity.   May we love each other as she loved each of us.   

She is survived by one daughter, Patricia R. Terry of Ridgeway, SC; one son, Charles (Virginia) Register of Pelion, SC; one son-in-law, Jack Lively of Charlestown, IN; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Register was preceded in death by her husband, B. D. Register; her parents, one son, B. D. Register, Jr.; and two daughters, Melba Jean Register and Donna R. Lively.

The family would like to extend special thanks to PruittHealth, especially all of the nurses and staff on the 3rd floor, and the hospice nurses and staff.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Melba M. Register, please visit our floral store.


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Melba Register

January 15, 1927-November 5, 2022

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