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Appalachian Funeral Services
Saturday October 22nd, 2022
3:00pm

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Saturday October 22nd, 2022
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Joe L. Messer

Joe L. Messer, age 92 of Sylva, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. He was born in Jackson County, May 18, 1930, to the late Joe E. and Fannie Brooks Messer.

Joe loved spending time with his friends and family. He also loved to mow, hunt, and watch sporting events.  

He will be dearly missed by his nephews, Dennis Beck of Sylva, Tony Bradley of Asheville; nieces, Marilyn Beck of Asheville, Linda B. Gaddy of Asheville; great-nephew, Jason Gaddy of Asheville; great-niece, Tatum Beck; great-great nephew, Kobe Conley; brother-in-law, Pat Angel  (Peggy Jo) of Sylva; and very close friend, G.W. Revis.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife, Blanche “Lucy” Messer; sisters, Pauline Bradley, Gazelle Jones; and stepsister, Pat Revis.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00PM on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Appalachian Funeral Services, Sylva, with a Funeral Service at 3:00PM. Revs. Ernie Jamison, and Earl Holden, officiating.   Interment will follow at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.


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Sheila Jamison &Gail Allen Oct 18 2022 6:26 PM

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Megan Hall Oct 17 2022 3:43 PM

Heaven gained a very special soul and Joe L was reunited with his Lucy, the love of his life. Melvin was, I'm sure, delighted to see his old friend! They spent many hours "storytelling" and always enjoyed each other's company! Miss them both very much!

Kathy (Mrs. Melvin) Barnes Oct 17 2022 12:51 PM

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