Mrs. D. P. Bass

The Cartersville News
Cartersville, Georgia

Thursday, 13 March 1913

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Mrs. D.P. Bass, of Dalton, is Dead
She Was the Mother of Mrs. Harvey of this City.

The Dalton Citizen of last week has the following account of the death of Mrs. D.P. Bass, who was the mother of Mrs. Henry Harvey of this city.

Mrs. D.P. Bass, one of the city’s most highly respected and beloved residents died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T.A. Berry Wednesday morning at 9 o’clock, following a brief illness. Mrs. Bass suffered an attack of la grippe last week, and this, in connection with her advanced age caused her demise.

Mrs. Bass was 81 years of age having come to this city to live about 35 years ago, moving here with her father from Summerville. Her husband was for years prominently identified with the business activities of Dalton, being at one time manager of the Crown Cotton Mills. He was one of the city’s leading merchants.

Mrs. Bass was, up to a few years ago, when her health broke, one of this city’s leading women, taking an active part in the work of the First Methodist church of which she was an earnest member for a long period. She was an excellent Christian woman, combining within her those commendable traits of pure womanhood. In her passing the city has lost an esteemed resident.

The funeral services were conducted at the home, Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock, Rev. W.R. Foote, pastor of the First Methodist church officiating, and interment was in West Hill cemetery.

Mrs. Bass is survived by the following daughters: Mrs. T.A. Berry, of this city, Mrs. John Berry, of Atlanta, and Mrs. Henry Harvey, of Cartersville.


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