Melissa W. Harrelson of Wilmington died Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was born April 10, 1952, in Quitman, Mississippi, daughter of the late F.J. Williams and Annie Christine Williams.

Surviving is her husband Harvey Harrelson, children; Bryan Harrelson and wife Rosa, Lori Harrelson and husband Toby Owens, Troy Harrelson and wife Tina, brother, Jerry Williams and wife Pam, sisters; Romona Scrimpshire and husband Wayne, Becky Harper and husband Ricky, Rhonda Smith and husband Bruce, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7pm until 8pm Friday January 11, 2013 at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel.

A funeral service will be held 10am Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Louthan and Rev. Danny Hawkins officiating. Interment will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Andrews Market St. Chapel

Online condolences at

Funeral Home

Andrews Mortuary & Crematory - Market Street Chapel
1617 MARKET ST Wilmington, NC 28401

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2013