Meleda Dawn Chavez, 50, of Dumas, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Cremation is under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors.
Meleda was an amazing wife and wonderful mother to her two daughters. She was always so warm and welcoming to everyone. She enjoyed camping, fishing and experiencing rustic cabins. Meleda always welcomed new adventures and fun experiences. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking, trying new cuisines and caring for her family. She loved bright clothing and being herself. She loved a good jeep ride through the mud in fourwheel drive. She had a special place in her heart for animals and nature. Through our journey, she was not only our wife and mother, she was our best friend. She will be truly missed and never forgotten.
She was preceded in death by her daughter: Patience Chavez; mother: Ethel Taylor; Lee (Buddy) Martin, Joseph King and Kirby and Judy King; father-in-law: Julian Chavez.
She is survived by her husband, Gilbert, of the home; daughters: Destiny Chavez and Tianka Chavez; father: James David Taylor; brother: James David Taylor Jr.; mother-in-law: Dorothy Chavez; sister-in-law: Elizabeth Chavez and friend Rudy Trevino; nephews: Mason and Logan Taylor; grandmother: Addie Adkins; aunts: Phyllis Martin, Rick and Jackie Thompson, Jeff and Jo Helen Grimes, Carolyn and Leslie West; cousins: Kevin Pickett, Richard and Beverly Pickett, Cassandra King, Chris and Vanessa King, Charlie Martin, Bill and Linda Dungan, Dustin and Laura Rumby, Stewart and Ashleigh Rumby and Denis Anderson.