Janie Virginia Messina passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015 in Baytown, Texas. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at St. Michael’s Chapel, 2402 S. College Ave. in Bryan, Texas, with Rosary at 7:30. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 13 at St. Michael’s Chapel with interment to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Funeral services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory in Bryan, Texas.
Janie was born in Marquez, Texas on April 24, 1934 to James and Frankie Copeland. She graduated from Hearne High School. On July 30, 1950, she married the love of her life, Anthony Messina. In 1990 Janie and Anthony moved to Baytown, Texas, and lived there ever since. Janie and Anthony started, owned, and operated Tony’s Lock & Key business in Baytown. Tony’s Lock & Key is now owned by their son, Joseph.
Janie is preceded in death by her parents, James and Frankie Copeland; husband, Anthony Messina; and two sons, John Messina and Charles Messina.
She is survived by her sister, Edna Mallering of San Antonio; four sons, Frank Messina and wife Robin, James Messina and wife Vicki, Tony Messina and wife Amy, Joseph Messina and wife Cathy; grandchildren, Patrick Messina, Tiffany Messina, Shawna Messina, Katrina Messina, Paul Messina, Elizabeth Messina, Stephanie Messina, Tanya Paul; great grandchildren, Amber Armstrong, Kaylee Messina, Shelby Brunette, Chloe Brunette, Corbin Messina, Madeline Paul, Layton Paul.Print This Obituary