Michele Marie Moore Hornbuckle, 76, of Morganton passed away on Monday November 14, 2023 at her residence following a period of declining health.

Michele was born June 17, 1947 in Buncombe County to the late Burgess Moore and Annie Greene Moore. She owned M&M Tax Service and loved her business, customers, and working with numbers. She enjoyed sewing, traveling, going on cruises and being at the ocean. Michele adored and loved spoiling her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James P. Hornbuckle.

She is survived by her daughters, Anne Marie Green, Brandi Poteat and husband Terry Wise, and Annie Hornbuckle and husband Jason; grandchildren, Kara, Cody, Amber (Kaleb), Justin, Katherine, and Samantha; and great-grandchildren, Lana, Amon, Landon, Ellie, Levi, and Kasen.

A celebration of life will be held by the family at a later date.

Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory in Valdese is assisting the family.