The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


August 17, 2009

Melissa Vanderburg

Sunday, August 16, 2009 — SALISBURY — Melissa Beth “Skunkie” Vanderburg, 18, of Yost Rd., died Thursday, August 13, 2009, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born June 20, 1991 in Cabarrus County to Thomas Leroy Vanderburg and Delores Ann Hart Carter, she attended Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church. Educated in Rowan County Schools, Melissa was a rising senior at Jesse Carson High School.

Including her parents, she is survived by brother, Robert Thomas Vanderburg and wife, Angel, of Gold Hill; sister, Christina Marie Vanderburg of Albemarle; nephews, Aaron Bryant, Zayne Thomas and Maverick Arey Vanderburg; paternal grandparents, Maxine Beaver Vanderburg of China Grove, Robert A. Vanderburg of Georgia; maternal grandparent, Lucille Shue and husband Gene of Concord.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Danielle Hammett, Rev. Jerry Hagler and Cathy Newsome. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, China Grove, and other times at the home residence.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 2330 Old Concord - Salisbury Road, Concord, NC 28025.

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