Mrs. Helen Marie Messick, age 87, widow of the late G N Messick of Summerville, SC and formerly of Murfreesboro, TN entered into eternal rest Thursday, May 20, 2021. Mrs. Messick was born March 1, 1934 in Beech Grove, TN, a daughter of the late Allie Mai Fann and Dillard Armstrong. She enjoyed 60 years of marriage to G N Messick and she owned and operated franchise Shoney’s restaurants in Middle Tennessee and Kentucky. In later years, they moved back to Murfreesboro and eventually to Summerville, SC. Mrs. Messick was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She loved her family deeply and will be missed by all.
Mrs. Messick is survived by her two sons, Michael Messick and his wife Shirley of Murfreesboro and Dale Messick and his wife Alice of Summerville; two grandsons, Shawn Messick of Summerville and Ken Messick and his wife Kandi of San Antonio, TX; five great-grandchildren, Collier and Amber Messick of Summerville, Dylan Chapman and Ella and Ani Messick of San Antonio; sister, Mary Reed and her husband Joel; brother, Ronald Armstrong and his wife Brenda; and special friend, Deborah Simmons. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Messick was preceded in death by her sisters, Susie (Roy) McCray and Carrie Lou (Charles) Jones; her brothers Charlie (Janie) Armstrong and Albert Armstrong; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Messick.
The family would like to thank Lutheran Hospice for the care they provided Mrs. Helen for the past two years.
Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 10:00am until 11:30am at Woodfin Memorial Chapel Graveside services will be held Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 12:00noon at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
An online guestbook is available for the family at www.woodfinchapel.com. Woodfin Memorial Chapel (615) 893-5151.