Ellen K. Bass, 83, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2010, in Mercy Medical Center, Rogers, Ark.
She was born Aug. 13, 1926, in Signet, Okla., the daughter of Davis and Carrie (Dixon) Teehee. In July 1959, she was united in marriage to Lyle Bass, who preceded her in death in 1994. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Douglas Bass; and one brother, John Teehee.
Survivors include: one son, Butch Bailey and his wife, Barbara, of Cape Fair; one daughter, Carolyn Reed, of Seligman; one brother, Houston B. Teehee, of Holiday Island, Ark.; one sister, Samantha Wilson, of Washburn; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
She received her education in Tahlequah, Okla., where she graduated from high school. She then attended business college in Tulsa, Okla.. For several years, she was employed for Hobart Industries as a secretary. Thirty-two years ago, she moved from Kansas City, Kan., to Seligman to make her home. She was a member of Maple Grove Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Ken West conducted the services. Burial was at Dent Cemetery, Seligman.
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