Edna Celeste Taylor Messimer Harper
Edna Celeste Taylor Messimer Harper, 70, of Seymour, passed away
Friday, September 9, 2011 in Seymour.
Services were held Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., at the
First Assembly of God Church, Seymour, Texas, with Rev. Jared Berry ,
Cremation Arrangements were under the direction of Archer Funeral Home.
Edna Celeste Taylor Messimer Harper was born May 9, 1941 in Spruce Hill
Township, Juniata County, PA, to Harold L. and Dorothy L. Haines
Taylor. She graduated from Juniata High School. She was a homemaker,
worked as an auditor for retail stores and later worked at Super Stop.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Tanja Ann messimer on May
She is survived by:
3 Daughters – Brenda L. Littlepage of Beaver Crossing, NE; Celeste A.
Audis and husband, Wiley of Chino Valley, AZ; and Karen R. Leal and
husband, Tony of Seymour
2 Sons – Bruce L. Messimer, Jr. and wife Tammy of Megargel and Matthew
D. Harper and Tina Garrett of Iowa Park
3 Sisters – Leona J. Shellenberger and husband, Leo; Louella A. Varner
and husband, Robert; and Mary T. Sanders and husband, Tracy, all of
3 Brothers – James H. Taylor and wife, Nancy of Cadiz, OH; Norman Blair
Taylor and wife, Jane of Lewistown, PA; and Robert F. Taylor and wife,
Kathy of Spanaway, WA
Numerous nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; and great great
nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Wichita Falls; or Team
Briley in Seymour.