Melba C (Wilmer) McCarver

July 11, 1928 ~ August 1, 2022 (age 94) 94 Years Old


I want my family and friends to know that my faith is in the Lord Jesus Christ, who died for my sins and for yours.  Not because I earned it or deserved it, but because He gave His life for me and for you (took my sins on His body and through His, Grace has redeemed me (Bought me to be his own.)
Melba Clara Wilmer McCarver
Born July 11, 1928, at Wentzville, MO
Died August 1, 2022, at Breeze Park, St. Charles, MO
Baptized and Confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wentzville, MO. Graduated from the Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in 1949.  Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing at the University of MO—Columbia in 1957.  Operated a successful photo studio in Wentzville, 1962-99.  Moved to Breeze Park Retirement Campus in 2004.  A long-time member of LWML at Immanuel and Breeze Park. 

Preceded in death by Father - Edwin Wilmer - 1974
Mother - Alma Berkemeier Wilmer - 1940
Son - Michael Dean - 1954
Brother - Bernard Wilmer - 2009
Married to Donald McCarver for 39 years. 

To be remembered by sons 
Steven (Loan) McCarver, St Charles County
Thomas (Ginger) McCarver, Spartanburg, SC
SIX Grandchildren: Jessica (Matthew) McCarver-Jayne, Amanda (Andrew) McCarver-John, Morgan and Leigh Marie McCarver, Kaitlyn McCarver, Anh Tran
FIVE Great-Grandchildren: Ethen, Ava Jo, and Adalyn McCarver John, Clara, and Grayson Jayne. 
Nephew - Marvin (Cindy) Wilmer - Nashville, TN.   
Dear Friend - Gail Haake-Schellert
The nephews and Nieces in the Apple and Holladay Family

May the Lord bless each of you and I pray that you (each of you) will continue to walk with the Lord or if you have not found the Lord, you will open your heart and let Him walk with you.
Love you all,
Melba Clara McCarver  

Donations may be made to The Selma Mueller Memorial Fund or The Lutheran Women's Missionary League 
If someone would like to make a donation to the Selma Mueller Memorial Fund in memory of Melba McCarver using a credit card, they can go to and click on the"Make a Gift" button. In the '"Make a Gift" section that'"Other"is selected and in the Comments section the Selma Mueller Memorial Fund is typed in or send in a check made out to the Selma Mueller Memorial Fund
1333 S Kirkwood Rd, St Louis MO 63122-7295; Please reference in the memo line of the check Acct#END0000049. 


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August 6, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church - Wentzville
632 E. Hwy N
Wentzville, MO 63385

Funeral Service
August 6, 2022

11:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church - Wentzville
632 E. Hwy N
Wentzville, MO 63385


South Linn Cemetery
Wentzville, MO 63385


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