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.
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