Begin by opening the Settings app then tap Notifications>Messages.
Turn the Show Preview switch Off.
This is how your messages will now appear on your locked home screen.
If you really wanted to lock down notifications for Messages you could completely turn all alerts off.
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- iPhone iOS 5