Lavern Messer and his wife, Gladys (James) Messer
Her parents were Charmie (Campbell) James & Charlie James. Clyde James of Olive Hill was one of her 8 brothers.
This is a picture of my Dad, Lavern Messer. He joined the Navy when he was 16. He lied about his age, which was common during that time of war.
This picture was taken at a dock, off the coast of France in 1945. He was the son of John and Ethel Tabor Messer,
He was the grandson of Thomas Jefferson & Laura Mullins Messer and Jasper and Martha Henderson Tabor.
Submitted By Sue Bryant