April 7, 1933 ~ December 9, 2016
Born in: Henderson County,
Resided in: Garner, NC
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.