Helen Virginia Bass, 98, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010, in Chanute.
She was born April 10, 1911, in Fort Scott to James McKee and Frances Dodge Beck.
She married Perl Bass in Joplin in 1930. He died in 1932. She married Delno Bass in 1939. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Patsy Neuenschwander, Fredonia, and Janet Wiglesworth, Fairway; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Louise Singmaster, Fort Scott, Ruth Burdick, St. Petersburg, Fla., George Beck, Sapulpa, Okla., and Ralph Beck, Seattle, Wash.; a son, Perl Bass; two great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Timmons Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Fort Scott National Cemetery. Timmons Funeral Home, Fredonia, is in charge of the arrangements.
Contributions may be made to the Fredonia Flag Fund or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.