(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Mary Jim Reaves Bassett, 95, of Roanoke will be Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (Broughton) with Bro. Doug Brown and the Rev. Billy Allen officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30-3 p.m. on Saturday before services begin.
Mrs. Bassett died Wednesday, June 12, at Eternal Hope Hospice in Griffin, Ga.
A Roanoke native, Mrs. Bassett was born in Bessemer on Aug. 28, 1923, the daughter of Jim and Grace Wallace Reaves. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at Broughton, a retired seamstress at Playtex and a member of the County Home Extension Service.
Survivors include her two daughters, Judy Brandon (Hugh) of Forest Park, Ga., and Denise Varnadoe (Lynn) of Hampton, Ga.; son, Ernie Bassett (Kirstie) of Luthersville, Ga.; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Ann Waites of Langdale. Mrs. Bassett was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Warner Woodfin "Bill" Bassett; sister, Doralee Chambers; and two brothers, Jack and Buddy Reaves.
Pallbearers will be Mrs. Bassett's grandsons, great-grandsons and friends.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.