Doris Faye Bass

Doris Faye Bass

Doris Faye Bass, 94, of Anna, died at 10:48 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at her home.

She was born on Oct. 1, 1922, in Union County, the daughter of Louie and Sallie Dillow Brimm.

She married Charles E. Bass Sr. on Dec. 21, 1940, in Jackson, Mo. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2005.

She is survived by her children, C.E. (Carol) Bass of Anna, Bill (Becky) Bass of Anna, Cindy (Gaylon) Light of Vergennes and Kelle (Larry) George of Dongola; seven grandchildren, Kerri Taylor of Vienna, Kim Odaniell of Waterloo, Toby Bass of Cobden, Molly Oliver of Cobden, David Light of Ava, Jeremy Light of Perryville, Mo., and Ethan Helton of Anna; 14 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles E. Bass Sr.; a daughter, Sally Helton; two sisters and one brother.

She worked for the Anna Shoe Company, Union County Hospital and retired from Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna after working many years as a mental health technician. She will be remembered by her family and friends as a gentle, strong and courageous soul.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bass were at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with the Rev. Charles Allen officiating. Interment was in the Anna City Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice.

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Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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