It is difficult to say goodbye to someone we love and cherish. Family and friends must say goodbye to their Melba. Melba Faye Allen Roscoe, 92, of Hartsville, SC, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at McLeod Regional Medical Center Florence. She was born in Chesterfield, SC, a daughter of the late Rev. Carson and Olay Hunter Allen. She is also predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Billy C. Roscoe; four sisters, Linda Allen, Ruth Nehus, Jennie Stikeleather and Betty Dixon; and two brothers, Glenn Allen and Jerry Allen.
Mrs. Roscoe was a devoted Christian and a member of Lake View Baptist Church. She and her husband were long time members of Hartsville Country Club. She was retired from the textile industry and loved working in her yard. Melba’s life was one of selfless service to others and to her God. She was the oldest child and helped her mother and dad with the other children. A smile always graced her face and love flowed from her heart. She devoted her life to her family and her husband, Billy.
A funeral service will be at 3:00 PM on Thursday, February 25, 2021 in the Cain Calcutt Funeral Home Chapel. COVID-19 protocols will be observed with face coverings and social distancing. A private interment will take place at Magnolia Cemetery in Hartsville, SC.
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