Widow of serial entrepreneur Jack Massey, who died in 1989. Native of Columbia, Tenn., where she and sister Elizabeth Queener own the family’s 230-acre farm that has been in the Queener family for six generations. Owns the former “Brooke House” at the corner of Tyne and Belle Meade Boulevards, currently on the market for more than $7 million, a house on Chickering Road appraised at $2.6 million, and a home on South Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach, Fla.
Husband made first money with Massey Surgical Supply and drugstores, using $2 million of proceeds from those businesses to acquire a 60% stake in Kentucky Fried Chicken in early 1960s. KFC sold to Heublein for $285 million in 1971, netting Jack Massey roughly $100 million the same year he and Alyne Queener were married.
Hospital Corporation of America co-founded in 1968 by Jack Massey, who two years later acquired control of Maryland Farm property and launched development of the office park. Still later, created Winners Corp. and partnered with Thomas Frist Sr. to develop what is now Loews Vanderbilt Plaza hotel. Alyne Massey’s finances managed by Frank Bumstead.more » « less