Born in Buford, GA on July 30, 1934

Departed on January 6, 2019 and resided in Lawrenceville, GA

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Melba Clack Wages, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Sunday January 6, 2019. Melba was born in Buford, GA to the late Roe and Annie Clack. She traveled the world with her late husband Billy K Wages, Sr. and continued her passion for traveling after his death in 2004. Melba loved reading, solving puzzles, spending time with her family and especially “Penny Slots.” In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Sabra Ann Brownlee and Doris Edwards; brother, Glendon Clack. Melba is survived by her daughter, Sheila Wages Millsaps and her husband Rex, of Lawrenceville; son Bill Wages Jr. and his wife Nan, of Snellville; daughter, Belinda Wages Moon and her husband Shane, of Lawrenceville; son Jeffrey S. Wages and his wife Susan of Suwanee; grandchildren, Andy Millsaps, Chad Wages Millsaps and his wife Kristina, Melissa Millsaps Reeder and her husband Tieg, Karla Millsaps Zorn and her husband John; Joshua Dillon Wages and his wife Kristan, Rebecca Wages Stafford and her husband Darrick, Jeremy Wayne Edwards and his wife Ashley, Mitchell Blake Edwards and his wife Suzanne, Lauren Ashley Wages & Kirsten Brooke Wages; 29 great grandchildren; brother in law, Donald Brownlee and his wife Martha, Lawrenceville and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held January 9, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Dr. Lamar Holley and Dr. David Poe will officiate. Interment to follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Melba’s memory to Sunrise Baptist Church 3000 Sugarloaf Parkway Lawrenceville, GA 30045 or Yaarab Shrine Hospital Fund 400 Ponce de Leon Ave. Atlanta, GA 30308. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 12:00 until 3:00 and from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Wages & Sons Funeral Home 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550.