Arvel L. Meece

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Arvel L. Meece, 83, of Garner, NC, died Friday December 9, 2016 surrounded by his family at the Transitions LifeCenter. A native of Buncombe County NC, he was the son of the late Roy and Lillian Meece. He is survived by his beloved wife, Edith G. Meece; children Barbara Eason (Steve), Glenna Howell (John), Terry Meece (Michele), Kathy Lashley (Thomas), 16 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son Tim Meece (Lynn). The family will receive guests Monday December 12, 2016 from 2pm-3pm at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian, 72 Long Shoals Road, Arden, NC, followed by a service at 3pm. Burial will follow at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Mills River, NC.

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  1. Aunt Edith, Barbara, Glenna, Terry, Kathy and all of the Meece family, I am so sorry for this tremendous loss in your lives. I loved Uncle Arvel so much. He has meant so much to all of my family through the years. My precious mom and dad loved him so much too and I know he loved them. I pray God will give each of you the strength to make it through the difficult days that are ahead of you. I love each of you with all my heart. Shelia Warren

  2. To each family member each of you are Special in a way that he was so Proud of and he to was such a Special man in a way that I know you were Proud of and Loved him as a father grandfather great-grandfather I know he Loved each of you and he Loved his wife I pray that you can find comfort in knowing that the Lord has promised us that we can see him again I send my prayers and thoughts to each of you

  3. My sympathies to the Meece family. I’m so sorry for your loss. It’s no way to really describe the pain one feels when he or she loses a loved one in death. Feelings of sadness and grief can be so overwhelming during this time of mourning. However, comfort from the scriptures can give you hope. John 5:28,29 speaks of the promise of the resurrection hope. What this can mean for your family is a real hope of being reunited with your dead loved ones at a time when ‘death will be no more.’ (Revelation 21:4) May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time.

  4. Our deepest sympathies for each and everyone of Arvel’s family. It’s hard to understand why so many of one family was taken so close together but God has a plan and we must all trust in him. I hope you can take comfort in knowing that we will see them all again one day in heaven. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God’s peace guard your hearts and His love give you security for your souls. Arvel was the uncle I remember most from my youth.

    Delonna Meece Clendenin

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