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In Memory of

Sharon K. Messa

October 19, 1950 - March 13, 2017

Obituary


Sharon Kay Messa, age 66, died Monday, March 13, 2017, in Houston, Texas. Sharon was born October 19, 1950 in Omaha, Nebraska to Eugene and Ruby Walker McClanahan. She graduated from North High School in Omaha, Nebraska in 1968. Sharon was also a graduate of the University of Houston (B.B.A., Class of '79) and South Texas College of Law (J.D., Class of '83). Sharon practiced law in Houston, Texas for 32 years.
She was preceded in death by her father, beloved mother, and step-father, Ronald Bromley. Sharon is survived by her loving husband, Joseph Robert...

Sharon Kay Messa, age 66, died Monday, March 13, 2017, in Houston, Texas. Sharon was born October 19, 1950 in Omaha, Nebraska to Eugene and Ruby Walker McClanahan. She graduated from North High School in Omaha, Nebraska in 1968. Sharon was also a graduate of the University of Houston (B.B.A., Class of '79) and South Texas College of Law (J.D., Class of '83). Sharon practiced law in Houston, Texas for 32 years.
She was preceded in death by her father, beloved mother, and step-father, Ronald Bromley. Sharon is survived by her loving husband, Joseph Robert Messa, of Houston, Texas; son, John Robert Erwin, Jr., of Stillwater, Oklahoma; step-son, Dr. Matthew Jonas Messa, and wife, Laura, along with grandchildren, Madeline Grace Messa and Ryan Joseph Messa, of Danville, Pennsylvania; brother, David McClanahan, and sister, Becky Jalass, of Omaha, Nebraska; brother-in-laws, Thomas Daniel "Danny" Messa, and Michelle, and Roman Anthony "Tony" Messa, of Houston, Texas, as well as a host of loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Sharon was active in the practice of her Roman Catholic faith as a member of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston, Texas where she served as the coordinator of the altar server ministry for the English speaking Masses, as Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, and as a member of the "Stitching Angels". She was also a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association.
Viewing and visitation will be on Monday, March 20, 2017, from 2 o'clock p.m. to 5:00 o'clock p.m., at the Heights Funeral Home, 1317 Heights Boulevard, in Houston, Texas. Funeral Vigil Service at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heard, 1111 St. Joseph Parkway, Houston, Texas, with visitation at 6:00 o'clock p.m.; followed by a Scripture Service and Rosary at 7:00 o'clock p.m.; and visitation afterwards until 8:45 o'clock p.m.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 10:00 o'clock a.m., at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Parkway, Houston, Texas. Interment after the Funeral Mass at the Historic Hollywood Cemetery, 3506 North Main Street, Houston, Texas, with lunch to follow at the Cathedral Center, 1701 San Jacinto, Houston, Texas.

Arrangements under the direction of Heights Funeral Home, Houston, TX.