Edna McCormick Messer

Edna McCormick Messer, 76, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2005, in a Crestview hospital. She was born September 3, 1929 in Geneva, AL, the daughter of John and Effie McCormick.

Messer is predeceased by a son, Leon Messer; her brothers, Frank, Junior, Joe and Thermon McCormick; her sister, Ethel Holley; her brother-in-law, Howard Holley, and her sisters-in-law, Bessie Lou McCormick and Mary Alice McCormick.

Among survivors are her husband, Robert L. Messer; her children, Len Messer and wife, Mildred, Letha Miles and husband, Rabbit, Sue Whithey and husband, Bryan, Don Messer and wife, Phyliss; her brother, Stephen Houston McCormick and wife, Stephanie; her sisters, Anna Virginia Carroll and husband, Holley, Bertha Ulmer and husband, Carroll, Wynell Stafford and husband, Benny, Willene Scroggins and husband, Buck, Betty Jane Brownell and husband, Bill; a special daughter-in-law, Loretta Holland; her grandchildren, Teasa Arbee and husband, Denny, Branden Messer, Johnathon Messer and Wife, Lori, Michael Messer and wife, Andrea, Mickey Messer and wife, Serenna, Robby Messer and wife, Elizabeth, Stoney Messer and wife, Stephanie, Niki Messer, Sheldon Miller and wife, Tonya, Carry Truett and husband, Shelby, Kendall Withey and husband, Sammy, Tabitha Yates and husband, Jared as well as her great-grandchildren; Garrett Messer, Gunner Messer, Haven Messer, Jessie Messer, Scotty Messer, Zachary Miller, Celeste Truett, Koleman Truett, Alexis Withey, and Kacelyn

Funeral services were held Friday, December 30, 2005 at Community Holiness Church, with Brother Danny Barnes, assisted by Brother Louis Taunton officiating. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery.

[Source: The DeFuniak Springs Herald, January 05, 2006, Page 7-B]

[Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, DeFuniak Springs]