Melissa Brady Forbes
Published 9:24 am Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Melissa Brady Forbes, 48, of Linville, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2022 in Winston-Salem.
She was the mother of a beautiful daughter Molly and a wonderful wife to husband William Forbes. Her surviving family also includes: her father, Tom (Kay) Brady; brother, Mike (Shannon) Brady; twin sister, Megan (Davin) Brown; and many nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
Melissa graduated from Appalachian State University in 1996 with a degree in Interior Design. She had a successful career in the furniture business working for Alderman Studios, Drexel Heritage Furniture, and Vanguard Furniture.
Melissa lived a life that was full of laughter and adventures. She was a brilliant designer with a flair for creativity. Her passion was cooking and entertaining for friends and family. Hiking and spending time outdoors was her “happy place”. Melissa will be greatly missed by so many.
A celebration of Melissa’s life will be held at Hillsdale Church at 5018 US 158, Advance on Friday, June 3 at 2 p.m. Visitation with the family will immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity close to your heart or the Second Harvest Food Bank.