OBITUARY

Kimberleigh Michelle Medlin

August 9, 1993April 17, 2018

Miss Kimberleigh Michelle Medlin, age 24, of Roseboro, North Carolina departed this life on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at her home. Kimberleigh was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on August 9, 1993 the daughter of Larry Wayne Medlin Jr. and Candy Michelle Tart Medlin.

"I am a woman of strength, nothing can break my spirit! I am wild. I am free. I am a warrior of the light! I am me." - Kimberleigh Michelle Medlin

The small excerpt taken from a poem that Kimberleigh wrote tells a lot about the free spirited young lady that she was. She was as solid as a rock on the outside; while, on the inside, she was tender, caring and always willing to lend a helping hand to others. She exerted great strength in the midst of life's obstacles and struggles facing them without fear. She was full of life and lived hers with no limits. She was happy, outgoing, and loyal and there was never a dull moment when she was in the room. She enjoyed motorcycle rides with her daddy. When alone, she enjoyed her own company, writing beautiful poetry. Kim loved her family above all else and was always willing to stand up for what she loved. Her son, Alexander Matthew Cook, was the sun that lit up her world and she cherished being a devoted mother to him.

Among the other things that Kim enjoyed in this life, were horses, it makes perfect sense that she did, as she lived her life much like the wild horses that we only dream of seeing, beautiful and unwilling to be tamed.

"When God wanted to create the horse, he said to the South Wind, "I want to make a creature of you. Condense." And the wind condensed." - Abdelkader El Djezairi

We may rest easy, knowing that where that same wind blows, there, Kimberleigh will be. Free, wild, and untamed.

Left behind to honor Kim's legacy are the following members of her family: Father: Larry Wayne Medlin Jr. of Erwin; Mother: Candie Michelle Tart Medlin; Son: Alexander Matthew Cook; Brother: John Wesley Medlin II and wife Catherine of Spring Hope; Grandparents: Frankie and Linda Tyndall of Dunn; Bobby and Claudia Tart of Spivies Corner and Deloris and Anderson Gregory Gill of Fayetteville; "Aintcha Mama": Tonya Tart.

You are cordially invited to a time of visitation on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home.

A funeral service for Kimberleigh Michelle Medlin will be conducted in the chapel of the Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM with the Rev. Jerry Groves officiating.

All arrangements are entrusted to Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.cromartiemiller.com

Services

  • Receiving of Friends Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 26, 2018
REMEMBERING

Kimberleigh Michelle Medlin

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Laura Byrd

April 22, 2018

Kimmy was a beautiful girl. All my love to Wayne, Candie, Uncle Frankie, Aunt Linda.

Malcolm Hepworth

April 22, 2018

Candie, her mom, is a loving, caring person who has my love and support.

FROM THE FAMILY