Manchester, Tennessee – Mrs. Anna Lois Williams Messamore, 95, passed away at her home in Chapmansboro, Tennessee. She was born in Tellico Plains, Tennessee on June 7, 1923 to Sam Williams and Nettie Daughtery Williams who preceded her in death along with her husband, James Ernest Messamore; infant son, James Robert McKenzie; sisters, Maude Evans, Mary Sue Cain and Edith Franks; brothers, John Williams, Preacher Williams, Horace Williams; 1 infant sibling; 1 grandson.
She grew up in Tellico Plains. After leaving Tellico she lived in Corbin, Ky, Madisonville, TN, Knoxville, TN and Madison, TN before moving to Manchester and lived here for 20 years before moving to Chapmansboro, TN.
She is survived by her son, Leon Scott (Bee) McKenzie, Tellico Plains; daughters, Eva Joan Messamore, Jacksonville, AL, Toni Debbie (Doug) Land, Chapmansboro, TN and Brenda June (late Donald) Todd, Manchester, Tennessee; 6 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held Friday March 22, 2019 at Rose Hill Cemetery
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