Nella V. Bassham


Nella V. Bassham, age 100, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at her residence.
Mrs. Bassham was born Feb. 24, 1918, in Limestone County to William T. Skeets and Cassie B. Brooks.
Services for Mrs. Bassham are 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home, with Terry Lamar and Randy Carter officiating. Visitation will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the funeral home. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.
She is survived by her children, Douglas Bassham (Earlene), Donald Bassham, Barbara Gwaltney, Thomas Bassham (Janie), Stanley Bassham (Judy), Kenneth Bassham (Mary) and Sharon Brown (James); sisters, Geneva Townsend and Evelyn Jackson; 30 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Bassham; sons, Charles Bassham, Joseph Bassham and Robert Bassham; sisters, Clara Gooch and Annatolees Haney; brother, Alan Skeets; grandchildren, Barbara Gayle Bassham and Robert D. Bassham Jr.
Pallbearers are Bradley Griggs, Drew Bassham, Kenny Brown, Jeffrey Bassham, Darrel Johnson, Eric McCurry Bassham, Tim Bassham and Charlie Bassham. Honorary pallbearer is Roger Dodd.
Published on November 14, 2018
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