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Erma Louise Bishop Basden
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1926
Morton County
Kansas, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 2012
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA

Erma Louise Basden, 85, of Gillespie, Illinois passed away Friday, April 6, 2012 at 9:35 AM at her residence near Gillespie, Illinois, with her family by her side. She was born on July 6, 1926 in Elkhart, Kansas to the late Mr. Ashley Bishop and Mrs. Narrah (Allen) Bishop. She married Frank Basden on July 1, 1972 in Bethalto, Illinois and he survives. She worked as a Loss Prevention Manager with Target and Venture stores in the Alton and St. Louis area. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She also appeared as an extra in two movies "Bad Girls" with Drew Barrymore and "The Gambler -5" with Kenny Rogers.
She is survived by her husband Frank Basden of Gillespie, IL; 2 daughters Arlene (husband Rick) Eller of Staunton, IL; Kathleen Storr of Florida; 1 son Michael (wife Karen) Keller of San Antonio, TX; 3 step children Linda (husband Bill) Imel of Jerseyville, IL; Carol Boyer of Alton, IL; Ron Basden of Alton, IL; 8 grandchildren Wayne (wife Kathy) Conley, Michael Conley, Larry (Melinda)Conley, Jerry Conley, Tina (husband Allen) Robinson, Michelle Keller, Derick (wife Karen) Storr, Kim (husband Brent) Cureton; 3 step-grandchildren Kyle (wife Joedy) Basden, Alyssa Bland, and DeAnna Graham; 11 great grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren; 2 sisters Jewell McGee of Reading, CA; and Shirley Evans of Burly IH. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 sister Marjorie Arlene Bishop.

Memorial Park Cemetery
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Gwen Menz
Record added: Apr 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88458731
Erma Louise <i>Bishop</i> Basden
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You are missed everyday by your family and all those who loved you.
- Linda Basden-Imel
 Added: Nov. 16, 2013
You are missed everyday by your family and all those who loved you.
- Linda Basden-Imel
 Added: Nov. 16, 2013

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