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Cross Mill Church of God
Saturday December 12th, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Saturday December 12th, 2020

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Lois Virginia Messer

 Mrs. Lois Messer, age 81, passed away Wednesday, December 09, 2020 at Memorial Mission Campus in Asheville, North Carolina. She was born in McDowell County, North Carolina on January 08, 1939 to the late George and Maggie Wilson Allison.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Bo Trinks.

 Lois was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was known for putting others before herself. She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and she loved her church family. She enjoyed the outdoors, camping, cooking, traveling and shopping. Lois loved her family and her canine companion, Little Bit.

 She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Paul Messer; her children, Alan Trinks (Barbara), John Trinks, Revonda Trinks, Eddie Trinks; two step daughters, Dawn Messer Andrews (Mike) and Tonya Messer Johnson (David); four siblings, Helen Wyatt (Perk), Shirley Dalton (Herman), Joe Allison (Phyllis), Calvin Allison (Billie); seven grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and a number of great grandchildren.

 A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service with Rev. Randy Arrowood and Rev. Martin Riddle officiating. Interment will follow at McDowell Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home.

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A candle was lit in memory of Lois Messer

DELORES REVIS Dec 12 2020 12:00 AM

My love, thoughts and prayers are with you. Aunt Lois you will for sure be missed but the memories you have left behind we will cherish forever. I will never forget your peach pie, it was my favorite! Love always, Patty and the rest of the Murphy crew( Mike, Chad, & Krystal)

Patty Murphy Dec 12 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lois Messer

Rebecca Strickland Dec 11 2020 12:00 AM

Sending prayers and thoughts during this time I worked with Lois at the BBQ Hut when I was a teen. I will miss her, she was a one of a kind and always kept us in line and on our toes

Michelle Johnson Gibbs Dec 11 2020 12:00 AM

She was a sweet lady I worked with her at my fist job Hardees. She kept everyone inline . Always had a smile for everyone

Billie Wells Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

Paul and family, we are so sorry to hear about Lois. She was such a wonderful lady. I know she will be dearly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Bill and Denise Morrow Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

Dawn and Family,You All Are In My Thoughts and Prayers

Deb Robinson Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM