1925-2015 Daisy Mae Quarles Messer, 90, of Orange, died Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Christus Hospital - St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. She was born on January 5, 1925, in Selma, Alabama, to Martha Platt Quarles and George Quarles. Daisy was the last of eight siblings. Daisy and her husband of sixty-five years, Horace, were long time residents of Houston and also lifelong active members of the Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include her children, Glenn Messer and his wife, Edra, of Orange; Frank Messer and his wife, Vicki, of Houston; Nelda Randi Norton and her husband, John, of Houston; Mary Jo Clinkscale of Houston; son-in-law, LaRoy Scott of Willis, Texas; thirteen grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Daisy is preceded in death by her husband, Newton Horace Messer; daughter, Charlotte Estelle Scott; siblings, Mary, Ruby, Willie Etta, Velma, Frances, George, and James; son-in-law, Fred Clinkscale; grandson, Doyle Lynn Scott; and grandson-in-law, Christopher Stokes. A gathering of Mrs. Messer's family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 30, 2015, at New Live Oak Cemetery, 110 Dallas Avenue, Selma, Alabama 36701, under the direction of Broussard's. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Praise Park Church of the Nazarene, 1 Big Pine Drive, Valley Grande, Alabama 36701. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 26, 2015