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Melina Aiko Smith
January 6, 2002 ~ November 10, 2023 (age 21) 21 Years Old
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Melina Aiko Smith, 21, of Bunnlevel, passed away, Friday, November 10, 2023 at her home in Bunnlevel, NC.
Melina was born January 6, 2002 in Cumberland County, NC. She was a graduate of Western Harnett High School and attended Wake Technical Community College and Fayetteville Technical Community College, where she pursued a degree in nursing. Melina was a talented pianist and graphic designer using her artistic abilities to the fullest. She loved animals of all kinds. Melina was young, but she lived a full life and was wise beyond her years.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, James Richard Reeves.
Melina is survived by her parents, Gene and Michele Smith; brother, Lathan Smith of Ramstein Air Base, Germany; grandparents, Mary and John Longbottom of Etowah, NC, Bud and Jackie Smith of Rome, GA.
A memorial service will be held 3pm Saturday, November 18, 2023 at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 1310 S. Main St., Lillington, NC 27546. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.