Dateline: December 9, 2004
services for Opal Faye Monroe Messer, age 85, were held at 11:00 a.m. on
Wednesday, December 8, 2004, in the First Baptist Church with Bro. Jack
Hutson, son-in-law, officiating. Burial
was held at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of Robertson
Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Messer died Monday, December 6, 2004.
She was born March 1, 1919, in Temple, Oklahoma, and moved from the
McKnight Community in Donley County to Clarendon in 1941.
She married Alvin Andrew “P.C.” Messer on October 28, 1939, at
McKnight. For most of her
life, Mrs. Messer was a child care provider to many, many Clarendon
children who lovingly knew her as “Nano.” She was a homemaker and a
member of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon.
was preceded in death by her husband on November 19, 1987, and by a
grandson, Michael Messer, in 1977.
include one daughter, Katrina Hutson of Vanderbilt, Texas; one son, Tom
Messer of Claude; two sisters, Jo Ann Felder of Sunray and Mary Lou
Keisling of Dumas; three grandchildren, Clay Messer, John Mark Hutson, and
Holly Hassialis; and a great grandson, Hunter Messer.
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