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Carnice Ferlin Basham
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1931
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 2006
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Ferlin Basham

ROCK - Carnice Ferlin Basham, 74, of Rock, went to be with his Lord, Satur day, Sept. 9, 2006.

Born Dec. 31, 1931 in Lashmeet, he was the son of the late Edgar Basham a nd Beulah McKinney Basham.

He was preceded in death by granddaughters, Christina and Cassandra Basham .

Mr. Basham was a U.S. Air Force veteran and graduate of Matoaka High Schoo l. He retired from State Farm Insurance in 1994 after 24 years of servic e. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. He f aithfully served as a Sunday School Superintendent and Deacon for the Lash meet Community Church. He was a friend to all and generously gave of his t ime to help others, whatever the need. He loved his God, family and his ch urch. He enjoyed bluegrass music, NASCAR racing, home projects, and huntin g. He took great joy in placing his grandsons in "bear-traps" and taking t hem on four-Wheeler rides. Ferlin often said "God is good all the time a nd all the time God is good !" to which his family says "Amen".

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Garnet Basham; two sons, Ron Bash am and his wife Charlene and Kevin Basham and his wife Tanya; five grandso ns, Alexander, Christopher and Nicholas Basham of Evansville, Ind. and Cha ndler and Chase Basham of Kenova; one brother, Shirl Basham of Rock and t wo sisters, Nadine Durham of Princeton and Judy Murphy of Lashmeet.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 20 06 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Ho me in Princeton with the Rev. Randolph Dishner officiating assisted by Mai tland Bailey. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Princet on where Military Honors will be conducted by the Mercer Co Veterans Counc il. Grandsons, nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call today from 6-8 p.m. at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Pr inceton.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at 
Family links: 
  Edgar B. Basham (1905 - 1993)
  Beulah S. Basham (1905 - 1969)
Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Rick
Record added: Oct 27, 2009
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Carnice Ferlin Basham
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