Melva Lew


February 24, 2010 - 12:00 AM

Melva Eleather Lew, 61, of Humboldt died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
She was born Dec. 20, 1948, in May Pen Clarendon, Jamaica, the daughter of Sydney and Icelyn (Knott) Lyn.  She had lived in Humboldt for 13 years.
She was married to Dan Lew. They later divorced.
She worked as a quality control inspector in the Cabinet Manufacturing Industry.
She is survived by a daughter, Angella Gomez and her husband, Jeter, Humboldt; two sons, Michael and his wife, Irina, and Anthony and his wife, Amanda, Iola; three grandchildren, Daniel Skiba, Iola, Tayler Gomez, Humboldt, and Aaron Lew, Iola; her ex-husband, Dan, Los Angeles, Calif.; and several family members living in Maryland, Florida, California and Jamaica.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial services will be at 12 p.m. March 6 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt.
Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel is in charge of arrangements. To leave a message for the family online visit

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