Melba Renee Farr was born June 19th 1957 in Elgin Illinois to Versie Marie Beckett of Sharon Tennessee and Wailo Farr of Greenville Mississippi. Melba went home to the Lord on June 8th 2014. Melba lived in Elgin majority of her life, she attended Elgin High Shool and earned her G,E.D from school District u-46 in 1993. Melba worked many of manufacturing jobs throughout her life before she started her job with A1 taxi cab in which she became one of the more well-known female drivers in the area. Melba leaves to cherish her memories two children, Tanisha Farr and Jimmy(China) Roby both of Elgin, IL. Two sister Terri Miranda, Rosetta Manus and one brother Steven Manus all of Elgin,IL. Ten grandchildren, four great children, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Melba was preceded in death by her mother Versi Marie Beckett, sister Gloria Jean Rolling, and daughter Angela Marie Farr. For more information, please contact O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home (847)741-1400.