In memory of
James Bass Carthage, TN - James Lillard Bass, Jr, age 98, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Carthage, TN two weeks before his 99th birthday. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Lillard (J.L.) Bass and Linnie Gibbs Bass, Son, John Lillard Bass, Siblings; Paul B. Bass, Bernie S. Bass, and Cara Duncan Bass. He married Erma Armistead on August 18, 1951 and she preceded him in death on February 10, 2014. He is survived by two children, James David (Dawn) Bass of Carthage, TN, and Jane Elizabeth (Larry) Turner of Gordonsville, TN. Grandchildren; Emily Jane Bass, James Gregory Bass, Lilly Katherine Turner, and Steven (Kerri) Clemons. Special friend; Tiffany Angel. He was a veteran of World War II and served with the 457th Bomb Group, a unit of the 8th Air Force and was stationed in Conington, England. His remains are at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Home, 807 N. Main St, Carthage, TN where funeral services will be conducted at 2PM on Sunday, May 24, 2020 with Rev. Jerry Wallace, and Rev. Monica Mowdy officiating and Jane Bass Turner delivering the Eulogy. Interment will follow in the Gordonsville Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday from 3PM until 8PM and on Sunday from 10AM until service time at 2PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Carthage United Methodist Church Memorial Fund or the organization of your choice.
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