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 Jarman Bass

Jarman Bass

Birth
Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Death 20 Jan 2006 (aged 82)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot Garden of the Cross, Lot 326, Sp 3
Memorial ID 13088178 · View Source
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Jarman Bass, 82, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, in Dallas. He passed away after complications from surgery. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan, 23, at Park Cities Baptist Church, Ellis Chapel. The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home in Dallas. Burial will be in Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Jarman was born in Waco, Texas, and educated in Waco public schools, graduating from Waco High School in 1940. He graduated from Baylor University in 1943 and immediately entered military service. After three years in the U.S. Army, including time in the European Theater of Operations as First Sergeant of a medium tank company, he was honorably discharged in 1946. He moved to Houston where he joined Arthur Andersen and Co., accountants and auditors. He passed the CPA exam in 1949 and was married that same year to Llewellyn Bennette. The family moved to Dallas in 1951 when his firm opened its office there. He was admitted to partnership in 1956. Later, Jarman worked in Chicago and at the time of his resignation in 1974, he was managing partner of the Arthur Andersen and Co. practice office in Geneva Switzerland.

Upon his return to Dallas, Jarman became Chief Financial Officer at the Trammell Crow Company, a position he held until his retirement in 1983.

He was an active Baptist layman. For nine years, he was a trustee of Baylor University and Baylor Health Care System. For six years, he was a member of the Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. He also served several years as trustee of the Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Jarman was a leader in professional accounting organizations. He served six years as a member of Council, the ruling body of the American Institute of CPAs. He was past president of the Texas Society of CPAs and of its Dallas Chapter. He served six years on the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, having been appointed by Governor Mark White, including one year as vice-chairman. Jarman was also active in many civic organizations during his life in Dallas, including Circle Ten Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American Cancer Society, and many others.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Llewellyn.

Survivors include daughters, Bettie Vandivort and husband, Bill, and Beverly Childs and husband, Al, all of Dallas; grandchildren, the Rev. Cheri Harper, of Louisville, KY, Paul J. Childs and Mark K. Childs, both of Dallas; and great-granddaughter, Clara Harper, of Louisville, KY.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 1/22/2006 - 1/23/2006...TD

JARMAN BASS, age 82, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 20, 2006, in Dallas, Texas. He passed away because of complications from surgery.

He was born in Waco, Texas, and educated in the public schools there. He graduated from Baylor University in 1943 and immediately entered military service. After three years, including time in the European Theater of Operations as First Sergeant of a medium tank company, he was honorably discharged in 1946.

He moved to Houston, Texas, where he joined Arthur Andersen and Co., accountants and auditors. He passed the CPA exam in 1949 and was married that same year to Llewellyn Bennette. The family moved to Dallas in 1951 when his firm opened its office there. He was admitted to partnership in 1956. Later, Jarman worked in Chicago and at the time of his resignation in 1974 he was managing partner of the Arthur Andersen and Co. practice office in Geneva Switzerland.

Upon his return to Dallas, Jarman became Chief Financial Officer at the Trammell Crow Company, a position he held until his resignation in 1977. He then joined Federal Coca-Cola bottling company as President and Director, a position he held until his retirement in 1983.

He was an active Baptist layman. A long time member of Park Cities Baptist Church, he served as Chairman of the Fellowship of Deacons and was a Life Member. For nine years, he was a trustee of Baylor University and Baylor Health Care System. For six years, he was a member of the Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. He also served several years as trustee of the Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Jarman was a leader in professional accounting organizations. He served six years as a member of Council, the ruling body of the American Institute of CPAs. He was past president of the Texas Society of CPAs and of its Dallas Chapter. He served six years on the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, having been appointed by Governor Mark White, including one year as vice-chairman. Jarman was also active in many civic organizations during his life in Dallas, including Circle Ten Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American Cancer Society, and many others.

His wife, Llewellyn Bennette Bass, precedes Jarman in death.

He is survived by daughters Bettie Vandivort and her husband Bill, and Beverly Childs and her husband Al, all of Dallas Texas. Three grandchildren also survive him, the Rev. Cheri Harper of Louisville, Kentucky, Mr. Paul J. Childs of Dallas, Texas, and Mr. Mark K. Childs of Dallas, Texas. Great granddaughter Clara Harper of Louisville, Kentucky also survives him.

The family will receive visitors at Sparkman/Hillcrest on Sunday from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Memorial services are scheduled for Monday, January 23rd at 2:00 P.M. at Park Cities Baptist Church, Ellis Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Jarman Bass Endowment Fund, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, will be appreciated.

Jarman fought the good fight, he finished his course, he kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7.

Dallas Morning News, The (TX), January 22 & 23, 2006


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  • Originally Created by: Ruth M. Brown
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 13088178
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jarman Bass (16 Mar 1923–20 Jan 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13088178, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by BassetLover (contributor 47995875) .