Nancy Turner Melvin Howard, 72, of Garner, went to be with the Lord on March 28, 2013 from complications related to Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Leukemia. At the request of the deceased, all services will be private.
Nancy was a member of the 1958 graduating class of Stedman High School and a graduate of Atlantic Christian College.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Leon Turner, and sister, Josephine Gover. She is survived by her son, Bob Melvin and his wife, Janet, of Wilson, NC; daughter, Kristi Joan Melvin Barden and her husband, Chris, three grandchildren, Adam, Holly, and Nicholas Barden, all of Garner, NC; two step-grandchildren Jonathan and Jason Peele of Wilson; brother, Ed Turner of Greensboro, and six step-great grandchildren.
Nancy wished to express gratitude to the members of Aversboro Road Baptist Church for their care and concern, especially the Heaven Bound Anne Raynor Sunday School Class. She also wanted to thank the Cancer Center of NC, Dr. Rose, Danielle Fogg, and the Oncology department for their exceptional care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Student Ministry of Aversboro Road Baptist Church, Garner, NC and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Cary, NC.