Willie Anna Chatman1911 - 1981
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|Birth||11 Feb 1911||Crowley, Louisiana |
|Died||12 Jul 1981||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Cremated||15 Jul 1981||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Person ID||I103||Our Extended Family and History|
|Last Modified||06 Sep 2011|
|Father||George W. Chatman, Sr., b. June 1866, Louisiana , d. Yes, date unknown|
|Mother||Josephine Johnson, b. May 1875, Louisiana , d. 1978|
|Documents||Marriage Document for George and Josephine Johnson|
This document shows that George and Josephine Johnson really were married:
CHATMAN, GEORGE 13-Nov-1909 5768 JOHNSON, JOSEPHINE
CHATMAN, GEORGE - JR 07529 LEBLANC, JEANETTE
It appears that a Junior is listed here as well getting married. It's possible that George and Josephine officially married or simply renewed their vows.
|Family ID||F47||Group Sheet|
|Family 1||unknown unknown|
|Never Married||Never Married|
|Family ID||F849||Group Sheet|
|Family 2||Thomas Alonzo LaSaine, Jr., b. 28 Feb 1909, Weldon, North Carolina , d. 16 Jun 1972, Nashville, Tennessee|
|Married||01 Aug 1939||Nashville, Tennessee|
|Documents||AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY AND RACE RELATIONS|
This document was originally found here:
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY AND RACE RELATIONS
The image below was cut out from that list. It shows here that the LaSaines benefitted, at least partly, from a grant (probably a Rockafeller Grant) that alloted them opportunities in the medical field
|Family ID||F40||Group Sheet|
|Pin Legend||: Address : Location : City/Town : County/Shire : State/Province : Country : Not Set|
|Photos||Wille Anna (Chatman) LaSaine, abt 27|
|Willie Anna Chatman. Outside of her home in Nashville about 1978.|
This is my grandmother, Wille Anna Lasaine Chatman standing outside of her home in Nashville, Tennessee. - Reginbald V. Finley, Sr.
|Head Nurse Willie Anna Chatman Lasaine|
This is how I remember my grandma. Man she could cook! She's the reason I am hooked on Mac & Cheese today. I miss you grandma. I'm talking to my daughter Ryan right now and telling her about her great grandma. :snif: - Reggie Vaughn Finley, Sr.
|Willie Anna cooking it up in the kitchen|
|Histories||Mrs. Willie Anna LaSaine's Obituary|
Full Transcription of Obituary:
Services Today For Mrs, LaSaine
Services for Mrs. Willie Anna LaSaine of Atlanta, former director of nursing at Meharry Medical College, will be at 7:30 pm. today at Mount Nebo Baptist Church.
The body will be cremated.
MRS. LaSaine died Sunday in an Atlanta hospital.
During her career at Meharry's George W. Hubbard Hospital, she served as an administrator, educator and practicing nurse. Her administrative posts there included director of outpatient nursing services, nursing service for the Comprehensive Health Center and director of nursing services for the emergency room.
MRS. LaSaine was a member of the Meharry Alumni Society and the board of directors of the South Street Comunity Center where she served as the secretary and interim executive director. She was a member of the North Central Tennessee League of Nursing and the American Vocational Association.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Mary Frances Finley, Atlanta; three sisters, Mrs. Josephine Senegal, Mrs. Mamie Bellard, both of Oakland, Calif., and Mrs. Rosa Gober, Beaumont, Texas; two brothers, Marshall Chatman and John Chatman, both of Los Angeles; and three grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Willie Anna LaSaine Scholarship fund, in care of Mrs. Pauline James; Nursing Services, George W. Hubbard Hospital.