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Melinda Sue Forbes

Melinda Sue Forbes, 71, of Clayton passed away Friday, January 30, 2015. A native of Asheville, NC, Melinda was born April 25, 1943 to the late William Reeves and Pauline Elizabeth Lovin Robinson. She loved her family and spending time with all of them, especially her grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3pm on Sunday, February 8, 2015 in the McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel, 12830 US Highway 70 Business West, Clayton, NC 27520.

Melinda is survived by her children, Kenneth Lee Forbes and wife, Merle Baltazar Miranda Forbes, Deborah Kay Ellis and husband, Scott Ellis, and Michael Scott Forbes and wife, Emma Huang Forbes; grandchildren, Alexis Sophia Forbes, Trinity An Forbes, Owen Li Forbes, William Christopher Evans, and Falon Ariel Ellis; and a sister, Debra Jean Jarvis. In addition to her parents, Melinda was preceded in death by a brother, William Harold Jarvis.

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