Melinda Marie Romero

(Oct. 4, 1978 - April 20, 2022)


Melinda Marie Romero, or Mele as most of her loved ones knew her, gained her wings on April 20, 2022.

Mele was born on Oct. 4, 1978, in Powell, to her parents John and Ramona Romero. She spent most of her early life in the Powell area before moving to the Mission, Texas, area where she spent the last 13 years. 

Melinda enjoyed cooking for everyone and always wanted to make your favorite dish. She loved her family dearly and could always make you laugh. She was the light in the room with her big smile and loving laugh. Her greatest accomplishment was her children; she loved them profoundly. 

Melinda was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ramona Romero, and sister Lena Alvarado. 

She is survived by her children: Derik (Haley), Ernesto, Luis, Saraellie and Marcy; and siblings: Juanito, Frances, Felipe and Monica (Joel); along with many nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held in Powell, at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church. Rosary is at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2022, and Mass at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2022, with burial immediately to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the family to help with funeral expenses are greatly appreciated.