Death came to General Hospital at 2:30 p.m. yesterday ending the long life of Miss Annie L. Washburne, one of the first hospital trained nurses to practice in Knoxville. Miss Washburne, who was 77 years old, received her training at Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Her home was at 726 Eleanor Street.
There is one niece, a Miss Holbert, of St. Louis.
Services at Mann’s at 2:30 p.m. today, the Rev. Marshall Denby officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers; H. H. Fipps, Curtis H. Smith, M. L. Lawson, Bruce Yates, Neal B. Spahr, and T. D. Cate.
Source: Knoxville News-Sentinel, July 15, 1940, page 9
Elderly Nurse in Serious Condition
Miss Anna Washburn, 77, one of Knoxville’s oldest graduate nurses, was in a serious condition at General Hospital today following a cerebral hemorrhage yesterday.
Miss Washburn was graduated from old Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Source: Knoxville News-Sentinel, July 13, 1940, page 10