CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A memorial service has been planned for a Charlotte woman who was killed after her vehicle went down a mountain side in Wilkes County.

Friends and family of Holly Fischer will gather to celebrate the 39-year-old's life on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church in Charlotte, according to her Facebook page.

Fischer was coming home from Tennessee after visiting family on May 27th when she disappeared. On Monday, her vehicle and body were found down an embankment in Wilkes County.

Fischer grew up in the Charlotte area, and many people from this area joined the search that ultimately led to finding authorities to finding the body of the 39-year-old who graduated from Charlotte Latin and Chapel Hill.

Her best friend from their days at Charlotte Latin, Liz Stafford, told NBC Charlotte Fischer was starting her own design firm and was excited about the future.

I just want people to know Holly had the biggest heart of anybody that I knew, Stafford said. We loved to laugh and have a good time, and not take anything for granted. And we enjoyed the simple things.

Friends organized search teams that spent the weekend combing the area where her cell phone last registered, and late Sunday they noticed the broken brush near where she went off the road.

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