Melissa Pruitt Seay

July 4, 1966 - September 2, 2009
Melissa Pruitt Seay

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Melissa Pruitt Seay, 43, of Hendersonville, died unexpectedly Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at Pardee Hospital. A native of Henderson County, she was the daughter of Hilda Webb Wilkie and the late Arnold Pruitt. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Howard Pruitt.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by one daughter, Clarissa Shipman; one son, Brian Shipman; four sisters, Michelle Pruitt Hull, Melvina Pruitt, Melita Lanning, and Dena Cole; three brothers, Fredrick and Sheridan Lanning, and Dewayne Wilkie; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held 11 am Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Tracy Fletcher will officiate. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Melissa Seay Memorial Fund, 125 Orrís Camp Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.


Wednesday, September 9, 2009
12:00 AM

Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery - Directions
Willow Road
Hendersonville, NC

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  • September 07, 2009
    Michelle says:
    I will miss you dearly and I love you forever.

  • September 08, 2009
    Zaki Ahmed &Trish Pittillo says:
    Chrissy, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother,this is the hardest thing to go thru. I want you to know that I understand what you are feeling and we are here for you in any way you need.I know we all get busy but you have both our numbers and if you need a ear or a shoulder,even a day away just you and i (girls dayu out)you call us and we will do whatever we can.Ill see you at the services honey. all our love and sympathy, Trisha n Zaki

  • September 08, 2009
    Donna Pruitt Almaraz says:
    sorry--wish i could be there with u guys--if u need someone to talk with pls write me @ 125 w washington street apt 204 demopolis al 36732.

  • September 08, 2009
    Rene Campbell McKeel says:
    I am so sorry to hear about Melissa's passing. I went to elementary school with her (Valley Hill) and just a few days ago I was literally thinking about Melissa and how we played softball together. My prayers will be with her children and her family

  • September 08, 2009
    Donica Geren says:
    Hilda if I can get a ride I will be there for you and Chrissy. Get my phone # from Darlene. Thinking of you