She was born November 15, 1965 in Staunton, VA, the daughter of the late Delbert Hite and Nancy Perdue Whitlow.
Michelle was employed as an editor for the Madison Magazine at JMU.
She was a James Madison University alumni and employee that deeply loved her school. She received the James Madison Alumni Service Award in 2005. Michelle also served on the Craigsville Town Council, as well as the Fire Department.
She is survived by her mother, Nancy Whitlow and husband Frank of Collinsville, VA; grandmother Rose Perdue of Stuarts Draft; 3 uncles, John Perdue and wife Sandy and daughter Trina of Verona who were all very special to her, Dean Perdue and wife Anne of Mint Springs, Jimmy Perdue and wife Joan of Verona; 2 aunts, Carol Fuchs and husband Wayne of Stuarts Draft, Teresa Beard and husband Sam of Stuarts Draft; many cousins; and special friends Matt and Faye.
She was preceded in death by her father Delbert Hite.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 12th at Craigsville Community Cemetery with Pastor Derry Norman officiating.
The family will receive friends at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 12 at Craigsville Funeral Home.