Obituary of Jerry Bass
Gerald D. “Jerry” Bass, 84-year-old resident of Doniphan, MO, departed this life Thursday, September 22, 2022. He was born July 17, 1938, in Ellington, MO, to the late Charles Lewis and Emma Lucinda (Yates) Bass.
Jerry had worked in the timber as a sawmiller and then in later years opened a gas station on the north end of Doniphan, Jerry’s Kerr McGee. With his outgoing and friendly personality, Jerry liked to visit with anyone who crossed his path. He loved his family, especially his children and grandchildren. Jerry was a St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan.
On May 12, 1962, Jerry married Cleo Wells in Doniphan, and she survives. Also surviving are his children, Ricky (Maria) Bass of Fairdealing, Brenda (Tim) Stallings of Corning, AR, Greg (Kathy) Bass of Fair Play, MO, and Jerry Lee Bass of Doniphan; a brother, Charlie (Cheryl) Bass of Doniphan; and his grandchildren, Samantha, Hannah, Adam, Marc, Courtney, Trevor, Trenton, Erik, Taylor, and Timmy, as well as six great-grandchildren.
Jerry was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lou Bass, and brothers, Ralph and Steve Bass.
Visitation will be held in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, September 26, 2022, beginning at noon with funeral services to follow at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Jim Kelly will be officiating, and burial will be in Shirley Cemetery.