Melissa Kay Mitchell

March 12, 1975 - May 8, 2016
Melissa Kay Mitchell

Melissa Kay Mitchell passed away May 8, 2016.  She was born on March 12, 1975 in New Hanover County, North Carolina.  She was predeceased 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; father, Walter Thomas.

Melissa acquired her G.E.D. from Cape Fear Community College and volunteered her time for The Salvation Army.  A memorial service will be held at Coras Grove Baptist Church in Burgaw on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

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  • May 11, 2016
    Mary Cayton says:
    I am thinking of you Melissa...love you girl

  • May 12, 2016
    Fred says:
    Dear Mitchell family, I am very sorry for the loss of your loved one. May your family find comfort in God's promise of paradise where there will be no more pain, sickness, or sorrow due to the loss of your loved one, and the hope of being reunited in paradise in perfect health. Please accept my sincere condolences. Revelation 21 : 3,4 - Psalms 37 : 4,29 ( JW.org )

  • May 12, 2016
    Frances Byrd Cayton says:
    Melissa...... Honey now you are with your Mama......I know she is glad to see you...The memory of you both lives in my heart.....My thoughts and prayers are with your family...I know they are missing you as I am...love you baby

  • May 12, 2016
    Frances Byrd Cayton says:
    i have known you all your life.....i still see that beautiful face.....i remember you and Charlie coming to see me and i told you that YOU looked like a movie star...YOU JUST LAUGHED

  • May 26, 2016
    Kelley VanScyoc says:
    I don't have a memory because I never had the honor of meeting you but I want you to be at peace knowing we will take good care of Kaitlyn and Marilynn and they will never stop loving you❤