Emmett Messer

Written by Theresa Rose on March 2, 2015

Emmett G. Messer, 88, of Yarmouth, died Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Prairie Ridge Care and Rehab Center in Mediapolis.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Elliott Chapel, New London. Rev. James Messer, and Pastors Carl Vass, and Steve Parker will officiate. Burial will be in Shinar Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Pleasant Grove with Military Rites presented by the Henry County Honor Guard. Visitation will begin after noon on Wednesday, March 4 at the Chapel, with the family greeting friends from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Memorials have been established to the Des Moines County 4-H Foundation and Danville United Church of Christ.