Anita “Nana” Elizabeth Lassiter, 80, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Lake Wales Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 2, 1934, in Leachville, Ariz., to Edd and Emily Kelley.
Anita came here from West Memphis, Ariz., in 1977. She was recently retired from Walmart and a member of The Pentecostals of Lake Wales.
Survivors include her daughter, Demrah Kahm of Lake Wales; son, Kenneth Lassiter of Crystal Springs, Miss.; sister, Lucille McClish of Mishawaka, Ind.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Anita was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Henry Lassiter; and son, Daniel Lassiter.
Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at The Pentecostals of Lake Wales. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com.