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.

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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

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  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

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  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.

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  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.

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  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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