Obituaries of the Swannanoa Valley

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Belinda Lee Peele Urrutia

Belinda Lee Peele Urrutia


Belinda Lee Peele Urrutia, beloved sister of Beth Peele Harris and Teresa Peele Gooch and beloved companion of Leo Fortschneider passed away May 12, 2017 at age 68.

Belinda was born in Ridley Park, PA and was predeceased by parents Clara Jones Peele and Carlus George Peele. She is survived by sisters, Beth Peele Harris and Teresa Peele Gooch.

Belinda graduated from Charles D. Owen High School, Class of 1966, and served honorably in the U. S. Air Force. "The song has ended, but the melody lingers..."

A private family service will be held. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home in Franklin, NC. Online condolences are available at