Melissa Carol (Lisa) Canty, 46, of 6 Coursey Park Trail Martinsville, Va. passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at her residence.
Melissa was born in Martinsville, Virginia on December 11, 1966, daughter of Sallie C. (Canty) Croslin of Collinsville, Va. She was a member of High Ridge Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Michael D. Neal, of Greensboro, N.C.; brothers, Albert, Steve and Christopher Canty, of Bassett, Va.; sisters, Jeri Elaine Gough of Cumberland, Md.; Rhona CoCoa Crutchfield, Sarah D. Canty-Preston, of Collinsville, Va. She is also survived by one grandchild, Lyric Neal and a special friend, Buddy Arthur Winchester.
She earned her bachelor's degree from Guilford College and worked as a correctional officer until she became disabled.
A memorial service will be held at Stanfield-Miller Funeral Home, Martinsville, Va., at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, with Rev. Terry Hairston officiating. Interment private.
Family condolences may be sent to www.stanfield-miller.com.
Stanfield-Miller Funeral Home is serving the Canty family.