Obituaries, January 4, 2013

Jan. 04, 2013 @ 12:16 AM


Maggie Silver Melton
HARRIS, NC — Maggie Silver Melton, age 78, died Thursday, January 3, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel. Interment location will be announced in Saturday’s Daily Courier. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Building 1, Asheville, NC  28801. Harrelson Funeral Home is caring for the family of Mrs. Melton.
Gene Fortner
CHIMNEY ROCK — Gene Fortner died Thursday, January 3, 2012. Services will be  held at 2 p.m., Sunday at Chimney Rock Baptist Church. Visitation will follow. Crowe’s Mortuary is assisting the family.