April 4, 1934 - November 2, 2021
Paul J. Mezo, age 87 of DeSoto, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021 in his home. He was born April 4, 1934 to Ben and Ethel (Barnett) Mezo in DeSoto. On April 3, 1960 he married Judith Odum. They shared 61 years of making wonderful memories. Paul proudly served his country in the United States Marines at the end of the Korean Conflict. He was a tuck pointer for Southern Tuck Pointing. Paul is survived by his loving wife, Judith Mezo of DeSoto; a son, Curtis (Kim) Mezo of Vergennes; a daughter, Paula (Aaron) Courtney of West LaFayette, IN; grandchildren, Elise Mezo of Elkville and Patrick Courtney of LaFayette, IN; step-grandson, Jamie Perryman of Carbondale; a sister, Lilly Snider of Hurst; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Emma Gottschalk; Dillard Mezo; Jack Mezo and Joyce Reed; brothers-in-law, Bill Gottschalk; Rex Snider and Homer Reed. Funeral Services for Paul J. Mezo will be Friday, November 5, 2021 at 11:00 am in Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home with Rev. Susan Burnett officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the hour of service. Graveside Services will be at 2:00 pm in DeSoto Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to meet directly at the cemetery. Full military honors will be accorded. Memorials are encouraged and are to be directed to Rivers of Living Water Fellowship Church Building Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Paul J. Mezo, age 87 of DeSoto, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021 in his home. He was born April 4, 1934 to Ben and Ethel (Barnett) Mezo in DeSoto. On April 3, 1960 he married Judith Odum. They shared 61 years of making wonderful memories. Paul... View Obituary & Service Information
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