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Joyce May Edwards Bass
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1927
Missouri, USA
Death: May 29, 2011
Texas, USA

Joyce May Edwards Bass
27 September 1927 - 29 May 2011

PEARLAND, TX Joyce May Bass, 83, passed away on May 29, 2011, in Pearland, Texas.

She was born on Sept. 27, 1927, in Joplin, Mo., to Reginald and Adelaide Edwards.

She is preceded in death by her brother John Edwards.

Joyce is survived by her husband of 61 years, Carl E. Bass, of Houston, Texas; three sons, John Bass and wife, Sherry, of Broken Arrow, Okla., and their children, Jennifer and husband, Beau, Robert and Will; Carl Bass and wife, Judy, of Kingwood, Texas, and their children, Jillian, Caitie and Stephanie; and Rev. James Bass and wife, Deborah, of Friendswood, Texas, and their children, Jeremy and Jason; one daughter, Carol Reed and husband, Dale, of Houston, Texas, and their son, Dillon; and her brother, Galen Edwards and wife, Mary Ann, of Joplin; as well as a nephew, Ronald Hansen; and five nieces, Anita Davis, Gayle Sawyer, Karen Mattes, Susie Edwards and Ann (Edwards) Ford; and other friends.

Joyce was an exceptional artist and painter. She loved gardening, cooking, reading and her family.

She worked as a medical technologist and supervised the laboratory at Hillcroft Medical Clinic before retiring. She was an active member of St. Philip's UMC before moving to the Friendswood area and joined Friendswood UMC.

The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, June 2, at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home chapel in Friendswood, with Rev. Gale Towns officiating.

She will be interred at a later time in Mount Hope Cemetery in Joplin.

Condolences may be sent to the Bass family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at

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The Joplin Globe
Sunday, June 05, 2011


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  Carl Edison Bass (1921 - 2014)*
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Mount Hope Cemetery
Webb City
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Orlena
Record added: Jun 06, 2011
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Joyce May <i>Edwards</i> Bass
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Joyce May <i>Edwards</i> Bass
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- Orlena
 Added: Jun. 6, 2011

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