Dateline: June 28, 2001
services for Lillie Ruth Messer, age 97, were held at 2:30 p.m. on
Saturday, June 23, 2001, in the Hedley Church of Christ with Bright
Newhouse, Minister, officiating. Burial
was held in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of Robertson
Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Messer died Wednesday, June 20, 2001, in Clarendon. She was born September 17, 1903, in Hess, Greer County,
Oklahoma, and came to Texas at age 2.
She had been a lifetime resident of the Hedley area.
She married Olen Ferral “Pete” Messer on October 6, 1921, at
Memphis. He preceded her in
death in 1985. She was a
wonderful cook. She was
a homemaker, a farmer, and was a member of the Hedley Church of Christ.
was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters; one brother, and a
include a daughter and son-in-law, Nelda and Jim Hudson of Amarillo; one
son, Doyle Messer of Hedley; five grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren;
and many wonderful friends.
bearers were Max Hudson, Lyndon Messer, Stuart Messer, Mike Hines, Ashton
Hines, and Aaron Hines.
family requests that memorials be to Rowe Cemetery Association in Hedley.
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