Mrs. Ruby Harrell Bass passed, 98, of Statesville, passed away, Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Maple Leaf Healthcare.
Mrs Bass was the daughter of Minnie Harrell Robins and Joe Harrell. She was a graduate of the Wilson County Schools. She was married to the late Joseph Henry Bass on February 24, 1940. Mrs Bass was an active member of the Western Avenue Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother and friend.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister Victoria Ehrke and a son Ted Bass.
Mrs Bass is survived by two daughters Mrs. Robert (Joanne) Pressley of Matthews and Mrs. T.C. (Carole) Spell of Statesville. Four grandchildren Carrie Seeber of Davidson, Steven
Spell of Troutman, Melissa Cassell of Matthews and Eric Pressley of Bowling Springs, SC and eight great grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 PM Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Oakwood Cemetery with Skip Cartin officiating.
Memorials may be made to Western Avenue Baptist Church, 1206 Museum Rd., Statesville, NC 28677.
Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Ruby Bass.