Minden Press-Herald

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Jul 26th

Bobby Jack Basham

LaVerne_Reeves674Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Jack Basham, 79, were held at 10 a.m. today (Monday, August 27, 2012), in the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, Springhill with Dr. Charles Payne officiating. Interment followed in Spring Branch Cemetery, Taylor, Arkansas under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.

Visitation was held Sunday, August 26, 2012 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.

Mr. Basham was born Nov. 25, 1932 to Robert "Bob" Wallace and Alma Zimmerman Basham in Springhill and passed away August 24, 2012 in Springhill.

He was a lifelong resident of Springhill and a salesman for Armour Packing, Sanitary Dairy and Bill and Ralph's. Mr. Basham raised quail, enjoyed wood working, gardening and was a past member of the Springhill Ham Radio Club.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joan Bandy Basham; daughter, Barbara Giddings of Springhill; grandson, Brayden W. Cheatham of Shongaloo; son-in-law, Buddy Cheatham of Shongaloo; sister, Virginia Adair and husband, James of Springhill; and nephew, Robert Burns and wife, Tina of Gilmer, Texas.

Mr. Basham was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Mary Margaret Basham Cheatham; son-in-law, Donnie Joe Giddings; brother-in-law, Winfred Burns and nephew, Andy Burns.

Sign the online guestbook at www.baileyfuneralhome.net.

LaVerne Reeves

Funeral services for LaVerne Reeves were held today (Monday, August 27, 2012) at 2 p.m. at West Lake Baptist Church in Doyline. Officiating was Rev. Mike Igo and Rev. Caroline Michaels. Interment followed under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home at West Lake Cemetery. The family received friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Sunday, August 26, 2012 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.

LaVerne was born Sept. 9, 1928 in Castor and entered into rest August 23, 2012 in Minden.

She is survived by her husband, Billy M. Reeves of Doyline; daughters, Andrea Reeves of Minden and Angie Cox and husband, David of Minden; grandchildren, Sharon Spurgin of Doyline, Kimberly Bill of Kerrville, Texas and Jessica Cox of Shreveport; and great-grandchildren, Zachary Spurgin, Tessa Garcia, Phillip Garcia and Evelyn Jane.

Pallbearers were Zachary Spurgin, Keith Reeves, Steve Merritt, James Branch, Tommy Lynn Thompson and Jim McCalister.

Honoarary pallbearers were Bobby Ray Dick and Ricky Moore.

Scripture that is very comforting to her daughters are John 3:16 and Ecclesiastes 3:1-8.

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