Mary Elizabeth Messer formerly of Genoa

Mary Elizabeth Messer, age 75, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Genoa, W.Va. went to her resting place Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 after a brief illness. She was born March 3, 1937. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 46 years, William Riley Messer; two sons, David and Tiney Messer; six brothers, Melvin, Andy, Raymond, Laffette, Freelynn and William Riley; two sisters, Dicie Fleming and Sarah Messer. She is survived by one sister, Lilly Fleming; children, Columbus (Jan), Maryellen (Lloyd), Riley Jr. (Emma), James (Donna), Alice (Randy), Harold (Mary), Johnboy and Carrielynn and Harold (Mary). Lots of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at the Gospel Church of God in Jesus Christ on Morrowbone Creek, Tuesday from 2 p.m. until service on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Reverend Paul Messer officiating. Burial in Hodge Cemetery on Jennies Creek. Arrangements were by O. R. Woodyard Co. Funeral Home in Columbus, Ohio.