Annie Laura Landrum

12/10/1924 – 07/09/2021

Obituary for Annie Laura Landrum

Annie Laura Landrum, passed away July 9, 2021 at Beverly Park Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born on December 10, 1924 to Arthur and Never Pope Landrum, in Newberry, SC.

Preceded in death by parents, Arthur and Never Pope Landrum; sisters, Elizabeth and Ophelia Landrum, Vernse Davis; brothers, Johnny Landrum, and Arthur Landrum Jr; special friend Clara Riggins

Ms. Landrum grew up in Forest City (Grahamtown), NC. She graduated from Grahamtown Highschool on April 29, 1943. She grew up in New Bethel A.M.E Church and moved to Knoxville to work and lived with her Estelle. Later in life after Estelle passed she became long life friends with Clara Riggins. She was employed with Knox Dry Goods as an elevator operator for over 25 years and later worked at Watson Department Store for over 17 years as a sales person.

She was known as a trend setter with her fashions and taught her family and friends how to dress. She was a faithful member of Logan Temple for over 70 years and where she joined in 1948. She was an usher for over 60 years. She was the usher board treasure for over 50 years. She taught children Sunday school for over 20 years. Was a member of the scrapbooking club for over 20 years. She was a member of the Cora E. Burke Missionary for over 40 years. She was a faithful servant who loved to be in the house of the Lord.

She will be missed by her nieces, Doris (Jimmy) Walls, Barbara Landrum, Deborah (Ricky) Carson, Kathy (Johnny) Carson; nephews, Glen (Beverly) Davis, Mike (Vanita) Davis, Ronald Davis, Avery (Laura) Landrum, Tony Landrum; extended family, Gale Wiggins, Jackie Williamson, Kerry Riggins, Breynawn Knight, Breyauna Holliway, her church family and many devoted neighbors on Park View; devoted friends, Kim Jones, Helen Beatty, Belinza Davis, Darlene Jeter, Margie Keith, and many others.

Open Visitation, 12:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2021 at Jarnigan’s Chapel, 2823 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

Family will receive friends, 10:30-11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Logan Temple A.M.E. Zion Church, 2744 Selma Ave; homegoing service, 11:00 a.m., Rev. Samuel Brown, Officiating.

Interment, New Bethel Independence Church Cemetery-Forest City, NC


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Open Visitation

Friday, July 16, 2021
12:00-8:00 p.m
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary
2823 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914

Receiving of Friends

Saturday, July 17, 2021
10:30-11:00 a.m
Logan Temple A.M.E. Zion Church
 2744 Selma Ave

Homegoing Service

Saturday, July 17, 2021
11:00 a.m
Logan Temple A.M.E. Zion Church
 2744 Selma Ave


New Bethel Independence Church Cemetery
Forest City, NC





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