Nellie Messer


GOLDEN, MS – Nellie Quay Messer, 86, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Southern Magnolia in Golden, MS.  She was born in Tishomingo County, MS to John Robert “Bob” and Wynona “Nona” Parker Rouse.  She worked at Blue Bell for many years and also at the Dennis Restaurant.  She was a member of Golden Central Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, May 12, 1 p.m. at Ridge Cemetery with Haskell Sparks and Don Rouse officiating.  Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS will be in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by one son-Darius Messer; four grandchildren-Angel, Doug, Sam and Luke; one brother-Billy Ray Rouse (Peggy) and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband-Lyle Dean Messer; her parents; one son-John Messer; eight brothers-Troy, Roy, Robert, Orville, N.R., Truman, Junior and Claude Rouse and two sisters-Vera Pharr and Edith Sparks.

Pallbearers will be Hunter Wigginton, Trenton Wigginton, Luke Messer, Dillon Horn, Doug Messer, Sam Messer and Alan Rouse.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 12, 11:30-12:30 at Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS.