April 9, 1957 ~ April 28, 2021

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Melissa Lynn McCurry, 64, went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 28, 2021. Melissa was a loving and compassionate person. She was born in Asheville, NC and lived her entire life in North Carolina. She enjoyed spending summers at Lake James with her family as a child. She was a wonderful water skier and loved all animals, especially horses. Daytona Beach, Florida was her soul city, as she always cherished the memories of visiting her grandparents there.

She was preceded in death by her father Thomas O McCurry. She is survived by her mother, Lucy Smathers McCurry; brother, David Scott McCurry; sister-in-law, Jill Slater McCurry; and nephews Thomas & Matthew McCurry.

A celebration of her life will be held in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian,72 Long Shoals Rd, Arden, NC on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 2:00pm. The family encourages all who knew Melissa to attend to share their remembrances. In lieu of flowers, donations to the SPCA in her memory are appreciated.


Memorial Service: May 8, 2021 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. To the McCurry family, we’re sad to hear of your loss. I remember Nancy and Melissa being friends. Your in our thoughts and prayers.


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