I understand your concerns regarding your messages not displaying images from contacts davidf1983! You mentioned that you updated the Verizon Messages application, did you get to see contact images with your Verizon Messages application before the update?
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davidf1983, Thanks for the details. We'll figure this out, together. Which option are your contacts saved under - Google/Gmail, Phone, Cloud? Can you please try uninstalling the recent updates to the Verizon Messages application? Any change?
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Thanks for taking time to troubleshoot as we want to see this resolved, davidf1983! Please try Settings>Applications>All>Verizon Message>Clear cache and/or data as this will help correct corruptions that may be present.
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