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Louise Messer

December 6, 1927 — April 17, 2023

Waynesville

Waynesville, Louise Parton Messer, 95, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2023 at Maggie Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Merritt and Hattie Tucker Parton.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Messer, who died in 1991; sisters, Edith Brown, Blanche Caldwell, Mary Bradley and Betty King; and brothers, Jim, Troy, Tucker, Merritt, Jr., Fred and Frank Parton.   Louise graduated from Waynesville Township High School and was of the Methodist faith.  She enjoyed flower gardening, reading and listening to Christian music.

Louise is survived by a son, Terry Messer, and his wife, Melody; sister, Margaret James (Phil); three grandchildren, Laura Winters (Alan), Lindsey Shelton (Brad) and Joshua Messer (Jessica); and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2023 in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Reverend Bobby Rogers officiating.  Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Farris Road, Greenville, SC  29605 in memory of Louise Messer.

The care of Mrs. Messer has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Louise Messer, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Saturday, April 22, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville

296 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

296 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786

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Burial following the service

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville

NC

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