Date of Birth: May 15, 1922
Date of Death: October 11, 2020
October 14, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary
Erma Maybelle Messinger, 98, died Sunday, October 11, 2020 at her residence at the Woodland Retirement Community. She was born May 15, 1922 in Huntington, a daughter of the late William Ray and Erma Estelle Frampton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Claude Hampton Messinger and a grandson, Braden G. Stevens. She was a Registered Nurse, Board member of Kings Daughters Hospital, a member of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, very active in missionary work in Uganda, Africa, and was instrumental in organizing the Wayne County Health Dept. She and her husband operated WTSF-TV in Ashland, KY and hosted Christian Family Programing. She is survived by four children, Timothy Ray (Kathy) Messinger, Stephen Erie (Rafaela) Messinger, Rebecca Jane (John) Moore and Deborah Ann (Thomas) Stevens; grandchildren Mark (Deanna), Jonathan (Tiffany), David (Abby), Melissa Aery, Jillian Bell, Leah Ann Yagodich, John Michael Yagodich, Thomas E III, Eric, and Lexie; great grandchildren, Paityn, Shane, Eva, Noelle, Dawson, Kaidence, Keatyn, Beau, Landon, Quinn, Thomas, Emilia Aery, Ariela, Lianna Bell, William Michael Yagodich, Isabella Ann Yagodich, Elora K.and Hallie A. Stevens. Friends may call Wednesday, Noon until 2:00 at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary where the procession will leave at 2:00 pm for Graveside services in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. Social distance and mask are required.
From: Robert E Gillette Oct 13 2020 9:10PM My heart goes out for the family. Maybelle was a great lady and friend I thank god for the years I
spent with her at WTSF. Blessings and prayers to you all
From: Theresa Tonnesen-O'Brien Oct 15 2020 2:43PM Prayers and sympathy to the family. We are saddened to learn of Maybelle's passing. Mom & I have fond memories of playing dominoes, cards and games. She was very welcoming and friendly. We are thankful that her transition to heaven was gentle and family was present. May you find comfort in reflecting on a long & beautiful life well lived. She was a loving witness for Christ's message.