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Obituary for Earl Wade Messer

Earl Wade Messer

Earl Messer,79, of Grayson, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2022, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY. He was born June 16, 1942, in Grayson; a son of the late Earl and Maxine Rogers Messer.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son, Mathew Earl Messer; two sisters, Wilma Jean McDavid and Thelma Jewell Messer.

Earl was a Christian and a self-employed carpenter.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Joy Wanner Messer; two sons, Mark (Mary) Messer, and JR Lambert both of Grayson, KY; three daughters, Connie Hignite, Stephanie (Robert) Rodgers both of Grayson, KY, and Jessica (Joshua) Mullins of Ashland, KY; two sisters, Genell (Dee) McDavid and Kimberly Miller both of Grayson, KY; seventeen grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends will mourn his passing.

Funeral services will be Thursday, March 24, 2022, at the Sparks Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. Willie May and Joseph Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in the Messer -Rogers Cemetery on Huffs Run.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 23, 2022, from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Face coverings are encouraged.
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