January 15, 1969 ~ March 17, 2020

Born in: Columbia, SC
Resided in: Fletcher, North Carolina

Fletcher – Michelle Elizabeth Hales, 51, of Fletcher, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at CarePartners Solace Center.

A native of Columbia, SC, she was a daughter of Paul Langford of Missouri and of the late Eloise Freeman Langford.

Michelle graduated from T.C. Roberson in 1987 and later graduated from Wesleyan University in 2014.

In addition to her father, she is survived by her soul mate, Dean Hales; her aunt, Ann Langford; Michelle’s canine child, “Bull” as well as her special close friends, Amy, Veronica, and Dawn.

Due to the local and national health concerns, a service celebrating Michelle’s life will be held in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian at a later date which will be announced a few days prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, Michelle’s family asks that you consider making a donation in her memory to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure (ww5.komen.org) or to a charity of one’s choice.

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  1. God has called his Angel home. Our dear friend you will be missed. We cherish our memories and thankful for all the times we shared. We love you. Mary and Glen

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  2. I’m so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort help you during this difficult time. (2Corinthians 1:3,4 & Psalms 83:18). Jesus taught us to pray for God’s Kingdom to come because He knew it would be able to solve all mankind’s problems even death. (Revelation 21:4,5 & Daniel 2:44).

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  3. I’m so glad God put Michelle in my life to become my best friend she’s my little bird 🦜. Love you Michelle 💞

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  4. I knew Michelle from work and I loved her energy and that beautiful smile. I’ll miss seeing your little solstice pulling in every morning. RIP sweet lady

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  5. See u on the other side Lady! I received my last text from her on February 12th. I can hear her voice, that laugh and of course the perfect color of lipstick 🙂 Gone to soon.

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  6. Will always remember her smiling face. Was blessed to spend many years in school with Michelle. She will me greatly missed.

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  7. A dear friend is gone but never forgotten. She was a joy to be around. And I was blessed to be her friend!! We will miss her smile and beautiful eyes, forever!! I love and miss you my dear friend! We will be together again some day!

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  8. May God wrap his arms around this family during this very difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

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  9. I will miss you my wonderful beautiful friend. Your laughter, beautiful eyes and compassion for others. I always wanted you to show my how to do my eye shadow like your. You will always be cherished. I love you so much.

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  10. My sweet Michelle. You have filled my life with caring n kindness. I regret that we lived so far apart but the times you spent with me and your family were very special. You are full of happiness now in Heaven with your loving Mama. Amen.

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  11. We will always cherish the fun times and memories of being together at Lake Keowee. Beautiful Michelle always made us smile and will be greatly missed but never forgotten.

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  12. I went to school with Michelle and I’m very sad to hear of her passing. She was beautiful inside and out. Keeping her family in my prayers.

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  13. I am so sorry to hear this news. Michelle has been my dear friend since middle school at Valley Springs. I have fond memories of her. I will never forget her kind soul and her laugh. I can hear her now, saying “Hey lady”, always giving compliments. She was beautiful inside and out! I will miss getting together with our Class of ’87 girl friends!! Sending prayers to her family. We lost an angel way too young.

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