Betty Jane Bass
Betty Jane Bass
  • August 19, 1936 - July 23, 2017
  • Columbia, Missouri

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Betty Jane Bass, 80, of Columbia passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Columbia Manor.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Memorial Park Cemetery. Pastor Chester Heyer will officiate the services. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Central Missouri Humane Society.

Betty was born on August 19, 1936, in Arcadia, Florida, the daughter of Sam and Bessie (Dennison) Poole, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married on October 13, 1952, in Arcadia, Florida, to Brown G. Bass, who survives at the home.

She cooked for many years at Columbia House and retired from there. She enjoyed many hobbies, including coloring, boating, going for picnics, planting flowers and gardening. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Besides her husband of almost 65 years, she is survived by: one son, Richard Bass of Columbia; one daughter, Marilynn Johns of Seattle, Washington; one daughter-in-law, Janet Bass of Millersburg; six grandchildren: Mikel, Carey, Javis, Graeme, Michael, and Stephanie; and great grandchildren Jaylyn, Gage, Cora, Hannah and Jackson; and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, James Bass.