Anita Thorpe Melton

anita melton

December 22, 1926 ~ January 31, 2018

Resided in: Black Mountain, NC

Anita (Thorpe) Melton, 91, of Asheville, died January 31, 2018 at Marjorie McCune Memorial Center. Born in Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England on December 22, 1926, she was the wife of the late Eugene “Gene” Melton. Anita was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church where she sang in the choir. Anita is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Bielenberg and her son-in-law Warren of Maryville, TN; a half-sister, Marie Walding of Henrico, VA; a granddaughter, Heidi Pollmann and her husband Mike of Des Moines, IA; and a niece and nephew residing in Richmond, VA. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, February 17, 2018 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 290 Old Haw Creek Rd., Asheville, NC 28805. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the church at the address above. Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family.

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  1. Suzanne and Warren, We read about the passing of your mother. We are thinking about you with much love and sympathy. Alice and Bill

  2. My condolences go to the family of Ms.Melton. It is never easy to cope with the loss of a loved one, but God does give us hope! At Revelations 21:3,4 God promises that in the future death will be no more. Imagine what a wonderful time this will be! I hope that this message leaves you with comfort in the times to come.

  3. Dear Suzanne and Warren,
    We were so very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. Our condolences to all the family. You all are in our thoughts and prayers through these difficult days.
    May God give you comfort and strength.
    With our love,
    Deborah and William

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