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In Memory of

Mary Katherine Messer

March 1, 1944 - June 12, 2017

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MARY KATHERINE MESSER

LENOIR- Mary Katherine "Kathy" Messer, 73, of Lenoir passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Hudson.

Kathy Messer was born in Caldwell County, NC on March 1, 1944 to the late David Griffin and Geniva Robertson Nichols. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter; Teresa Shore, one sister; Dorothy Coffey and two brothers; Charlie and Clyde Griffin.

Kathy was a loving and dedicated mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She was a faithful...

MARY KATHERINE MESSER

LENOIR- Mary Katherine "Kathy" Messer, 73, of Lenoir passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Hudson.

Kathy Messer was born in Caldwell County, NC on March 1, 1944 to the late David Griffin and Geniva Robertson Nichols. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter; Teresa Shore, one sister; Dorothy Coffey and two brothers; Charlie and Clyde Griffin.

Kathy was a loving and dedicated mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She was a faithful member of Confidence Advent Christian Church, and was always involved in church functions, ready to help in any way she could. She was known for being a caretaker and mother figure to many more than just her children, and was always supportive and ready to care for them. Kathy loved to dance, and travel, taking trips with other church members and friends. All who were blessed to know her will miss her greatly.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Ernest Messer of Lenoir, Danny Messer of Morganton, brothers; Bill Griffin of Granite Falls and Kenneth Griffin of Lenoir, six grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

A funeral service to honor Kathy will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 3:00 at Confidence Advent Christian Church with Reverend Norm Sherwood officiating. Burial will follow the service in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm at the church.

Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com.

Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mary Katherine Messer.