Verizon Messages had yet another update late 2/4/17; verison 6.4.4. From the Play Store description:
Customers not receiving messages when they do not have Mobile data / WiFi – Fixed
Customers using 3rd party messaging client not receiving messages – Fixed
Schedule Message – Press and hold for scheduling a message - Fixed
Bitmoji and sharing images from other apps cannot be attached – Fixed
MMS messages not sending – Fixed
Customizations being lost on upgrade - Fixed
On Popular demand we added a SKIP button so customers will not be forced to enter a profile name.