Melinda Horne, age 52, died peacefully Christmas morning with her family at her side.  

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Eureka Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ed Boyce officiating.

She was preceded in death by her father, Glenn Horne and nephew, Chris Martin.  She is survived by her mother, Grace K Horne, one brother, Charles Horne & wife, Dawn of Carthage; two sisters, Bonnie Martin & husband, Connard of Carthage and Patti Berglund & husband, Rick of Okeechobee, Florida.  She was an aunt to five, great aunt to ten and great-great aunt to two.

The family will receive friends at the home of Grace Horne.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to FirstHealth Hospice, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC  28374.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.

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  1. Very sorry for the loss of this beautiful person. May God wrap his loving arms around those who morn her loss. See you in Heaven friend.

  2. Dear Sweet Mama Grace (Hannah loved her Mama Grace) and Family, I was so saddened to hear of Melinda’s passing and really did not know of her devastating illness. Know I am keeping you in my prayers. Peace! Cathy McRae

  3. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We were so sorry to hear of the loss of Melinda. Taken too young and too quickly, she will be missed by many.

  4. So sorry to hear this-Melinda was married to my brother -Alan Smith years ago-I always liked her-my prayers go out to you-

  5. May God hold you in the palm of his hand during this difficult time. Praying for the entire Horne family and know that you all are loved by many.

    Artie Barber

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