Nina Massey

Thursday, June 17, 2004

ADVANCE, Mo. -- Nina Joan "Joann" Massey, 65, of Advance died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at Advance Nursing Center.

She was born Oct. 3, 1938, at Greenbrier, Mo., daughter of Wiley and Pearline Cato Massey. She was raised as a daughter by Floyd Kassinger.

Massey was the first patient at the nursing center. She was a member of Bethel General Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sisters, Darlen Acord of Patton, Mo., Frieda Kassinger of Iowa City, Iowa, and Helen Rollins of Zalma, Mo.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call at Morgan Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ray Placher officiating. Burial will be in Cato Cemetery at Arab, Mo.