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Melba R. Bass

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
5:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Colvin Funeral Home
425 N. Main St.
Princeton, IN 47670

Thursday, May 31, 2012
11:00 AM
Resurrection Chapel of Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
Evansville, In

Melba R. Bass, 92 passed away Sunday May 27, 2012 at her home in Princeton. She was born Aug. 24, 1919 in Gibson County to Arthur and Lillie M. (Humphreys) Lewis. She was a housewife and a mother. She had lived in Princeton most of her life.

She is survived by 2 grandchildren, Stacy Robb and husband Wayne, Princeton, Kevin Bass and wife Sandy, Houston TX, 4 great grandchildren, Nicholas Robb, Justin Robb, Chelsie Austin and Jasmine Robb, 2 great great-grandchildren, Lexis Marie Robb and Bentley Wayne Robb, 2 sisters, Helen M. Perlow, CA and Ethel Mae Aders, Princeton, several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 57 years, Harold S. Bass who passed away June 6, 1998, son Harold Richard Bass who passed Oct 9, 2011, several brothers and sisters including Alma J. White and Janet A. Doane.

Funeral Services will be held at 11a.m. Thursday May 31, 2012 at the Resurrection Chapel of Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Evansville, with Rev. B.J. Riley officiating. Entombment will follow services. Visitation will from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


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