Melissa Renee Elser

Monday, July 22, 2013

Melissa Renee Elser, daughter of Rose (Abney) Williams and the late John Kenneth Williams, was born May 8, 1968 in Kennett, Mo. and departed this life on July 17, 2013 at the age of 45 years.

She is survived by one daughter, Brianna Nicole Elser of Piggott, Ark.; her mother, Rose Williams, of Kennett, Mo.; one sister, Tina Flowers, of Cooter, Mo. along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, a niece, a nephew and a great-niece.

Visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 19 at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, in the McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Johnny Bogle officiating. Burial followed in the Mitchell Cemetery at Greenway, Ark. Pallbearers were Scott Branum, R.J. Flowers, Jim Finnell, Bradley Felps and Daniel Beaver.

Melissa was a resident of Piggott, Ark., and was formerly of Kennett, Mo. She passed away July 17, 2013 at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark.

McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett was charged with the arrangements.

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