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Mrs. Melba Benson Belcher

January 31, 2021
Melba Benson Belcher, age 91, died Friday, January 8, 2021, at her residence at Magnolia Manor in Macon. Funeral services were held Sunday, January 10, 2021, in the chapel of Mathis Funeral Home. Burial was in Bartow Cemetery in Bartow, Ga.

Mrs. Belcher, born in Bleckley County, had lived in Cochran before moving to Macon several years ago. She was the daughter of the late John and Mable Wynne Benson and was preceded in death by her husband Rev. Zephoe Belcher, Jr. Mrs. Melba was a retired school teacher, a life member of the Retired Teacher Association, the Literacy Council, member and past president of Cochran Woman’s Club and Cochran Pilot Club. She was a member of the Cochran First United Methodist Church where she held numerous positions in The United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

Survivors are her brother, Wyndel (Faye) Benson of Cochran; her sister, Janice Benson Smith of Cochran; several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cochran First United Methodist Church, PO Box 87, Cochran, GA 31014.

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