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Gladys McLamb Messer

September 3, 1926 May 23, 2018
Gladys McLamb Messer
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Obituary for Gladys McLamb Messer

Mrs. Gladys McLamb Messer, 92, of Benson died Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at SECU Hospice in Smithfield.  She was born September 3, 1926 in Durham to the late William Frank and Ila Jane Young McLamb.  

Mrs. Messer was preceded in death by her husband, Willard J. Messer, they would have celebrated 75 years of marriage as of May 2nd. She was also preceded in death by their daughter, Sandra F. Messer; and her brother, Waldo McLamb.

Mrs. Messer worked for many years as a bookkeeper for the University of Maryland, and later for Lynwood Johnson in Benson.  Mrs. Messer loved to can and freeze from the garden, crossword puzzles, and was an avid reader. 

A funeral service will be 11:00 a.m.,  Saturday May 26, 2018, at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home Chapel  with Rev. Mark Fields and Kelvin Blackman officiating.  A private burial will follow in Devotional Gardens.

Mrs. Messer is survived by her son, Willard John Messer Jr. & wife Melvine of Franklinton; daughters, Delores Floyd & husband Jim of Dunn, and Phyllis A. Messer of Four Oaks; eight grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m., one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SECU Hospice, 426 Hospital Rd., Smithfield, NC 27577.


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Visitation

Saturday

26

May

10:00 AM 5/26/2018 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 5/26/2018 10:45:00 AM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

Funeral Services

Saturday

26

May

11:00 AM 5/26/2018 11:00:00 AM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States
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