Fern Louise Messner

September 4, 1924 - November 1, 2011

09/04/1924 - 11/01/2011

Past Services

Thursday November 03, 2011
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes &Kirby Vance Chapel
118 Grant Ave.
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Friday November 04, 2011
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes &Kirby Vance Chapel
118 Grant Ave.
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Saturday November 05, 2011
Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens
R.D. #3, Box 245
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-1870 Hi | Directions

Messner, Fern Louise Gideon, 87, of Washington Lands, Moundsville, WV, died Tuesday, November 1, 2011 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, WV.
She was born September 4, 1924 in Fairpoint, OH, a daughter of the late George and Bessie Seevers Gideon.
Mrs. Messner was a homemaker, a member of the Washington Lands United Methodist Church, and the United Methodist Women.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Ernest Messner; a brother, Marvin Gideon; two sisters, Vera Riggs and Dorothy Phillips; a great-grandson, Chance Parsons.
Surviving are two sons, George M. Pamela Messner and William G. Nancy Messner, both of Moundsville; four daughters, Ethel Malson, Carol Gill special friend, Eddie, Martha Bob Brown and Susan Robert Flowers, all of Moundsville; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 4-8 pm Thursday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, where services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, November 4, 2011 with Rev. Michael Brown and Rev. Glen Baker officiating.
Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens, Sherrard, WV.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington Lands United Methodist Church or the Marshall County Animal Shelter.
Online condolences may be expressed at altmeyer.com.

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Katherine Wheaton
8 years ago

Deepest sympathy at this time of sorrow from our family to yours.

Katherine Wheaton and family

Erica Wellman
8 years ago

Fern was one of the nicest woman I know and I am blessed to have known her. The family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Kristie Bunting McWilliams
8 years ago

Marcy,so sorry to hear about your Grandmother,please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love ya,Kristie

Ed Peabody
8 years ago

The Peabody family wishes to send our condolences to all the family and friends of Fern Messner.