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Mary Bass

February 17, 1949 — June 11, 2022

Mary Jo Bass of Odessa, Tx, passed away June 11, 2022, in her hometown of Odessa, Tx,

Mary Jo was born in Odessa to Mary and John Brown on February 17, 1949. She attended Blackshear High School/Ector High School. She married Jo Bass on May 8,1973 in Lovington, New Mexico. She worked for Southwest Bell for 20 years. Mary was a  member of the Communication Workers of America and served as Chief Steward for Operator Service in Odessa, Tx.

Mary Jo is preceded in Death By: Peggy Woods (Sister), Mary Brown (Mother), John Brown (Father)

Mary Jo is survived by: Spouse: Joe Bass, Daughter: Natasha Bass, Son: Tony Bass, Sister: Patricia and husband Billy Jones of Lansing Michigan, Sister: Sherry Ruth and husband Thomas Walker of Pearland, TX, Brother: Edgar and wife Yvonne of Redwater, TX, Sister: Karen and husband Edward Hart of Desoto, TX, Granddaughter: Kandice Bass, Grandson: Korey Bass, Nephew: Trevin Woods of Cypress, TX, Niece: Coya Jones of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Niece: Danica Campbell of Reynoldsburg, Ohio and  A Host of family and friends

The Family of Mary Jo Bass wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the nurses and medical staff for their time, compassion and care. To our friends and extended family, we appreciate all of the love, prayers and encouragement, your support gives us strength during this difficult time. "And these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." 1 Cor 13:13

Pallbearers: Sheldon Bass, JoJo Byrd, Isaiah Dave Tunson Jr., Mack Jernigan, Courtney Butler, Kendall Lipscomb

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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