Excerpt from: The Farmville (VA) Herald, Wednesday, August 8, 2007 Page 6A
Funeral Service held Tuesday for Clara F. Messenger
Cumberland, August 7 – Clara F. Messenger, 97, of Cumberland, died Friday, August 3, 2007.She was a retired nursing assistant at Hopemont State Hospital.
She was the widow of Charles W. Messenger, and is survived by two children, Richard A. Messenger of Quinton and Shirley M. Martin of Cumberland; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Tuesday at Payne Memorial United Methodist Church, Cumberland.
Interment will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Terra Alta Cemetery, Terra Alta, WV.
Memorial contributions may be made to Payne Memorial United Methodist Church.
Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, is in charge of arrangements.