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Efird Joseph "Jay" Meetze
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Obituary for Efird Joseph "Jay" Meetze

MEETZE, Efird Joseph "Jay" - Age 92, of Flint/Burton, died April 10, 2017. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, April 15 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 E. Broad St., Linden. Burial will follow in Crestwood Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held 3-8 PM Friday and 10 AM until the time of service on Saturday. Those desiring may make contributions to the Alzheimer's Association. Jay was born July 11, 1924 in Knoxville, TN, the son of Efird Joseph and Laura (McGee) Meetze. Jay was a devoted husband of 59 years to his wife, Lyn, and a loving father. He worked as a truck driver for over 40 years and was a member of the "Million Mile Club". He was a member of Teamsters and Richfield Road Baptist Church. Surviving are his children, Jerry Jay (Rhonda) Meetze, Bonita Joyce (Jeffrey) Thomas; daughter-in-law, Sandra Meetze; grandchildren, Darrin Roger (Brandi) Meetze, Jay D. Meetze, Heather (Mike) Ernest, Rebecca (James) Demidovich, Lauren (Ryan) Hanna, Ryan Thomas; seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn "Lyn"; son, Roger Lee Meetze; parents; brother, Jesse Meetze; half brother, William Linnins; half sister, Estelle Quackenbush. Tributes may be shared at

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Linden Chapel

209 E. Broad Street
Linden, MI 48451

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Linden Chapel

209 E. Broad Street
Linden, MI 48451

Cemetery Details


Crestwood Memorial Cemetery

2020 Hill Road
Grand Blanc, MI 48439

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17
Chicago, IL 60601

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