Zeltha Elaine Massa, affectionately known as Elaine, passed away on November 18, 2023, in Dickson, Tennessee at the age of 84. Born on November 22, 1938, in her beloved hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, Elaine lived a life filled with love, joy, and a deep devotion to her family and friends. She will forever be remembered as a cherished wife, mother, friend, and animal lover.
Family was always paramount to Elaine. She shared a beautiful marriage with her loving husband Harold Massa. They created a bond built on trust, respect, and love. Harold supported Elaine through every endeavor and together they built a life filled with treasured memories.
Elaine was also proud of her two sons Donald and Mark. As a mother, she nurtured their dreams with love and guidance. Elaine's presence in their lives provided strength during challenging times and immeasurable joy during moments of triumph.
A true animal lover at heart, Elaine found solace in the companionship of her fur babies, Z-Bear and Buddy. Their bond was inseparable; Z-Bear brought joy to Elaine's days with her playful antics and unconditional love. In Z-Bear's eyes resided a reflection of Elaine's own kind spirit.
Elaine leaves behind her dear friend Lenita Garner (Jimmy Spicer), whose support and companionship brought immeasurable joy to her life. Their friendship was a source of solace, laughter, and shared experiences that will forever be treasured.
Elaine's funeral service will be held at the Harpeth Hills Memory Garden, Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Nashville on November 25th at 11:30 AM. The burial will follow the service at the same location at 12:30 PM. These gatherings will provide an opportunity for loved ones to come together and celebrate the life of Elaine.