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Melinda Henry Shuler

July 19, 1960 — September 22, 2023

Asheboro

Melinda Henry Shuler, age 63 of Asheboro, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2023, at her home.

Melinda was born in Athens, TN on July 19, 1960, to Jesse Ross Henry and Delores Crowder Woods. Melinda worked 24 years with Asheboro City Schools at Donna Lee Loflin Elementary School as a teacher’s assistant. Her students meant the world to her. Melinda loved butterflies, gardening her flowers, and doing crochet. In addition to her parents, Melinda is preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Vance Shuler.

Melinda is survived by her children, Katrina (Clayton) Cranford, Jesse (Jacquelynn) Henry, Sandi (Anthony) Henry, Tinna Prater, Ricky Shuler, Shirley (Jackie) Wilkins, Lisa (Jimmy Powers) Davenport, and Stephanie (Brian) Bell; grandchildren, Courtney, Mercedes, Zack, Eerie, Levi, Christion, Michael, Theresa, Amanda, Dylan, Vance, Jackie Jr., Cody, Eddie, Joshua, Jeremiah, Leslie, Charles, Dakota, and Chelsea; 25 great grandchildren; brother, Wade Henry; sister, Regina Womac; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a combined service and visitation for Melinda and Vance. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. The funeral services will follow at 5:00 pm in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Marcus Wall officiating. Military honors for Vance will follow the service by the Randolph County Honor Guard.

The family requests memorials be made in Melinda’s honor to National Fibromyalgia Association 3857 Birch Street, Suite 312 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Donate to the National Fibromyalgia Association (fmaware.org) or to the Autism Foundation Donate — Autism Foundation (autism-foundation.org)  

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

5:00 - 5:45 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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