Melissa Mechelle “Lisa” Medlin passed away at the UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, June 18, at 11 a.m., at Boles Funeral Home, Southern Pines. The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 10–11 a.m.

Born Nov. 29, 1962, Lisa was a lifelong resident of Moore County. She attended the Episcopal Day School and The O’Neil School before graduating from Pinecrest, class of 1980.

Displaying her artistic side, Lisa worked as a graphic artist for Whistle Stop Press and other local area printers. Anyone who knew her, knew her as an animal lover. She cared for horses, potbellied pigs and dogs.

Lisa is survived by her mother, Bette Blount, of Aberdeen; and stepmother, Mildred Medlin. She was the niece of Robert and Ann Medlin and is survived by many cousins. Lisa will be missed by her many good friends.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.