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Melba Messner

February 14, 2014
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

MESSNER, Melba Kathleen, 89, of Huntington, WV, formerly of Moundsville, WV, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at Midland Meadows Senior Living, Ona, WV.

She was born January 1, 1925, in Moundsville, the daughter of the late Lawrence Edward and Eva Briggs Pettit.

She was a retired LPN at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant, WV, and a member of Fairview United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Harold Pettit.

Surviving are two daughters, Diana (Edwin) Hoffman of Ashaway, RI and Alane (Gregory) Thomas of Huntington; a son, Mark Messner of Anchorage, Alaska; a brother, Roger Pettit of Moundsville; two grandchildren, Keith G. (Shelly), Hoffman and Kevin Thomas.

Friends will be received from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 17, 2014, at Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, Sherrard, WV, with Rev. Cindy Pettit officiating.

Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens, Sherrard.

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