Melissa Kay Mitchell, 41, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016. She was born on March 12, 1975, in New Hanover County. Melissa acquired her GED from Cape Fear Community College and volunteered her time for the Salvation Army.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie Mitchell; and mother, Kay Thomas.
She is survived by her loving daughters, Kaitlyn Mitchell and Vanessa Avery; granddaughter, Marilyan; brother, Keven Thomas and family; and father, Walter Thomas.
A memorial service was held on Saturday, May 14, at Coras Grove Baptist Church, Burgaw.
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