Melissa Duckworth Munday, age 56, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021 at her home.

Born March 20, 1964 in Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Gurney and Martha Norman Duckworth.

Melissa was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and worked at the Trade Post Office.

Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by her infant son, Joseph Marion Munday and brother, Ronnie Duckworth, Brother-in-law, Randall Munday and Father-in-law, Kermit Munday.

She is survived by her husband, Terry Munday to whom she was married for 36 years, 2 sons, Jared Munday and Jeremy Munday, one daughter, Amanda Munday, all of Creston;2 Grandsons, Connor Munday of Deep Gap, and Jayce Munday of Creston; 2 sisters, Barbara Blair of Elk Park and Brazilla Norris and husband Wade of Todd; her Mother-in-law, Earle Jean Munday of Creston and Sister-in-law, Debbie Duckworth of Foscoe. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Melissa Duckworth Munday will be conducted 3:00 PM Sunday, March 21, 2021 in the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Billy Joe McGuire, and Pastor J.C. Greene officiating. Burial will follow in the Ellison Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00, one hour prior to the service.

All Covid-19 Protocol shall be observed with masks and social distancing.

Memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Drive, Lenoir, NC 28645

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