Claudette Lee Davis Messer

claudette messer

August 31, 1934 ~ July 7, 2021

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Claudette Lee Davis Messer, 86, of Candler, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, surrounded at home by her family.

A native of Buncombe Co., Claudette was a daughter of the late Claude Jackson Davis and Virginia Lee Sams Davis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold Clayton Messer, daughter, Deborah Messer Gevedon, son, Gary Messer, and brothers, Jerry and Clete Davis.

Surviving are her daughters, Janice Gaddy, Kathy Slagle and Tamara Messer; son, Travis Messer; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with Rev. Brandon Woody officiating. Burial will follow at Edgewood Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.


Visitation: July 11, 2021 1:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Funeral Service: July 11, 2021 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Burial: July 11, 2021 3:00 pm

Edgewood Baptist Church Cemetery


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  1. Aunt Claudette made the best out of life even when she was thrown a curveball or two. She left us fulfilled knowing her girls are strong. She is back with Uncle Harold, and her heavenly family.

  2. I am so sorry for loss. Prayers to the entire family. I have so many great memories of her. Especially making no bake cookies in her kitchen with Jenny. 🙏

  3. LeeAnn,
    I am so sorry to hear about your Grandmother. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love in Christ,
    Lisa Hensley

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. She was a amazing person ❤ Lots of great memories of the kindness she shared ❤

  5. My deepest condolences, thoughts, and prayers go out to all of you for the loss of your mom.

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