Claiborne Davis “Possum” Bass, 51, died Saturday, March 7, 2009.
A memorial graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at the Baptist Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Reverend Billy Poteat will be presiding.
Possum was preceded in death by his parents, John and Pearl Bass; and his sisters, Kimberly Bass Lanier, Laurie Ann Bass, and Marla Bass Wiggins.
Possum is survived by his wife, Betty Edwards Bass; daughters, Christina Bass of Concord, Elizabeth Bass, Jennifer Bass, and Brandi Edwards all of Greenville, and Elizabeth Cross and husband Warren of Scotland Neck; sisters, Sonia B. Fernandez and husband Jesse and Janie Bass all of Scotland Neck and Angela Bass of Mebane; brothers, Eddie Bass and wife Candace of Rocky Mount, Mike Bass and wife Casey and Bill Bass and wife Carole all of Scotland Neck, Gene Bass and wife Carla of Tarboro, and John Bass and wife Rachael and Brent Bass and wife Desiree all of Halifax; and ten grandchildren.
The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery. Other times the family will be at the home of John and Rachel Bass, 3542 Mary Chapel Road, Halifax, NC.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.