Cover photo for Shirley Ann "Mum" Bass's Obituary
Shirley Ann "Mum" Bass Profile Photo
1932 Shirley Ann 2018

Shirley Ann "Mum" Bass

May 30, 1932 — May 1, 2018

Carbondale – Shirley Ann “Mum” Bass, 85, passed away at 7:52AM on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Shawnee Christian Village, Herrin with her family by her side.



Shirley was born May 30, 1932 at home to Mervin Oliver and Helen Loretta (Bailey) Baltzell.



She married the love of her life, Jack H. Bass on August 8, 1951 in Bridgeport. He preceded her in death on August 8, 2015.



Survivors include her two sons, Alec B. Bass of Carbondale and Michael T. (Christine) Bass of Makanda; two daughters, Julie D. (David) Trost, and Jill L. (Bruce) Smith, all of Marion; sister, Janice Kay Litts of Lakeland, FL; brother-in-law, Thomas Lewis Bass of Colona; sister-in-law, Martha Ann Woodriffee of Sun Lakes, AZ; eight grandchildren, Kristopher T., Jackson R., and Jeremiah B. Bass, Daniel J., Thomas A., and Steven M. Trost, Christopher J. and Sara A. Martinez; and three great grandchildren, Aiden Kane Bass, Perla Blue Martinez-Bradley, Randall Anne Bass-Townsend.



She was preceded in death by her, husband, parents and two sisters.



Shirley was a homemaker and loved her family very much, they were her life. She was a member of, Grace United Methodist Church of Carbondale, the Church Women United and a lifetime member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also a member of the John A. Logan antique society. She and her husband Jack were very active in genealogy and travelled the country finding family historical places. They loved exploring the United States.



Services will be at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Meredith Funeral Home of Carbondale, with Brother Glen Sanders officiating. Burial will be at Ebenezer Hall Cemetery in Anna.



Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the funeral home.



Memorial donations are the preferred form of remembrance and may be made to Ebenezer Hall Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home.



Please visit, www.meredithfh.com to leave an online condolence for the family.

To order memorial trees in memory of Shirley Ann "Mum" Bass, please visit our tree store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, May 12, 2018

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

*With Brother Glen Sanders officiating.

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Send With Love

Send With Love