Jessie Imogene Messmer, 80, of Richmond, went to be with her heavenly Father Sunday, June 1, 2008.
Jessie was born June 25, 1927 in Blue Springs, the daughter of Jess L. and Clara E. (Richard) Milam, whom preceded her in death.
Survivors include: her husband of 65 years, David Allen Messmer of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Donna Perkins and her husband, Jim, of Richmond; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jess Messmer and his wife, Kathy, of Voss, Texas, David R. Messmer and his wife, Debbie, of Louisburg, Kan., and Dennis Messmer of Appleton City; 11 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and five 5 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, one daughter, Peggy Ann Messmer, one grandson, Jerry Nussbaum, and one great-grandson, Tony Messmer, preceded her in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.
Visitation will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 4 at Park Lawn Funeral Home in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. Cremation will follow the services.
Arrangements are under the direction of Park Lawn Funeral Home.