GREENSBORO- Melissa Janet Pulliam, 45, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020.
Ms. Pulliam was born on November 5, 1974 to the late Leroy and Cornell Pulliam in Durham, NC. She was loyal and deeply committed to her friends from childhood, maintaining those cherished friendships for over 40 years. Melissa was a passionate Duke fan, and gifted athlete participating in multiple sports at Lowes Grove Middle School and Southern High School. She was the first woman in the RTP terminal to own and establish her own FedEx Ground contractor business, breaking down barriers in her career field, successfully winning awards for her accomplishments. She was dearly loved by her family and friends who are all very proud of our little fighter.
Ms. Pulliam is survived by her brother, Jimmy Pulliam (Tricia) of Holden Beach, NC; sister, Kimberly Allee (David) of McLeansville, NC; nephews, Jamie, Brandon, Brooks, Tyler, and Hunter.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Hudson Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held an hour prior to service from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, or to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Directions to the Funeral Home from Greensboro:
Take 1-85 N, bear right onto Hwy 70 East. Approximately half mile exit onto Hwy 98, at the stop light turn right onto Holloway Street/Hwy 98. Pass through 2 lights and at the Holloway St/Miami Blvd. intersection turn left. Hudson Funeral Home is approximately 1 mile on the left.
Directions to the Funeral Home from Raleigh:
Take Glenwood Ave into Durham, stay straight Glenwood becomes Hwy 70. Take exit onto Hwy 98 (just passed Carr Rd exit). At the light turn left onto Holloway St/Hwy 98. Pass through 2 lights and at the Holloway St/Miami Blvd intersection turn left. Hudson Funeral Home is approximately 1 mile on the left.