Stillwater News Press


July 6, 2013

Melbern L. Huff

Melbern L. Huff, 68, died on June 28, 2013, in Sun City, Ariz.  His funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater. Interment will follow at Glencoe IOOF Cemetery.  Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Melbern was born on Oct. 29, 1944 in Glencoe to Cecil E. and Ana P. (Honeyman) Huff. He attended Glencoe High School, and went on to marry Carol J. Sharpton on May 31, 1968, in Stillwater.  They were married until her death in 2007. He later married Robin Huff on Dec. 29, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nev.

He is preceded in death by parents, Cecil and Ana Huff; wife, Carol; son, Clinton; and sister, Ana Rutherford.

He is survived by his wife, Robin Huff, of Glendale, Ariz.; son, Rick (Michelle) Huff, of Sumter, S.C.; stepson, Tony Spangler, of Glendale, Ariz.; sister, Jane (Ray) Todish, of Glencoe; sister, June (Bob) Carter, of Livingston, Texas; sister, Edith (LG) Hankins, of Sulphur Springs, Texas; brother, Don (Lavon) Huff, of Fairfax; and parent-in-laws, Jacob and Beulah Sharpton, of Glencoe. He is also survived by many friends and family in Oklahoma, Kansas and Arizona.

Pallbearers will be his nephews.

Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting


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