2018-05-30 / Obituaries

Gene T. Bass, Sr.

Mr. Gene T. Bass, Sr., age 67, of 837 Lyle Street, departed this life on Sunday morning, May 27, 2018 in the home of his daughter. He was a native of Person County and a member of the Greater Cleggs Chapel Community Missionary Baptist Church in Timberlake.

He is survived by a son, Gene T. Bass, Jr. of Oxford; a daughter, Pamela Oliver; four brothers, Stanley Bass, H.T. Bass, Doc Bass and Jerry Bass; four sisters, Thelma Thorpe and Zelma Smith, both of Timberlake, Sue Betty Chavis and Allene Bass of Raleigh; three step-sisters, Queen Steel (Alfred) of High Point, Annie Torain (Kenneth) and Dorothy Cash (Eric) also of Timberlake; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Greater Cleggs Chapel Community Missionary Baptist Church, 2601 Surl-Mt. Tirzah Road, Timberlake, NC 27583 with the Rev. Louis E. Cash, pastor, providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. with the family present during the last hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of his daughter at 55 Somerset Drive, Roxboro, NC 27573.

The body will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Gene T. Bass, Sr.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com. 

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