Louise Messner, 96 formerly of Fulton, died Wednesday at Folts Home in Herkimer where she had resided since 1999.
A native of Walton, she had resided in Fulton since 1960 and had previously lived in Plattsburgh and Bel Air, MD. Louise had owned and operated The Wig Shop in Fulton for many years and the Louise Wood Beauty Salon in Plattsburgh.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Fulton where she had served on many committees and volunteered as a cashier at A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital for several years. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence Wood who died at age 24 in 1940 and John Messner, who died in 1986.
Surviving are: a daughter, Ruth (James) Herman of Cherry Valley, a granddaughter; Lori Brindle of Westville; a great-grandson, Tolba Brindle; a sister, Grace Jackson of Greenwich; several nieces and nephews.
A visitation hour is 11 AM to 12 PM with services 12 PM Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 1408 Route 176 (Curtis Street), Fulton. Burial will be at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Endowment Fund, 1408 Route 176, Fulton, 13069. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements.
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