|Birth: ||Oct. 1, 1876|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 1965|
Publisher's Mother Succumbs at Jefferson
Mrs. Mattie Amy Bass, 89, mother of James T. Bass, publisher of the Mount Vernon Optic Herald, died at Jefferson Sunday, November 7, at 7:15 AM.
A native of Alabama (this should be TX) she moved to Jefferson in 1909. She was the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Frances Palmer Cotter, natives of Tennessee. Her husband, the last P. L. Bass, preceded her in death in October 1955. A member of the Methodist Church, she was active in all phases of church work.
Final rites were held Tuesday, at 2:00 PM. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery at Jefferson.
Survivors include two sons, Myron Bass of Cuero and James T. Bass of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Mrs. Oscar DeVaux IV of Leakey and Mrs. T. H. Hilton of Phoenix, Ariz; nine grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Cotter of Alhambra, California and Frank Cotter of Aurora, Colo; and
one sister Mrs. Henry Cornelius of Hobart, Oklahoma.
Paul Leon Bass (1875 - 1955)*
Charles Leon Bass (1897 - 1961)*
Frank Myron Bass (1901 - 1986)*
Frances Olivia Bass DeVaux (1905 - 1993)*
Mattie Pearl Bass (1908 - 1910)*
James Thomas Bass (1914 - 1987)*
Maude Estelle Bass Hilton (1920 - 1973)*
GPS (lat/lon): 32.76677, -94.34984
Created by: Naomi Snider (Yocom) McF...
Record added: Oct 02, 2011
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