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Violet Mae Bassett

January 31, 1930 November 17, 2020
Violet Mae Bassett
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Obituary for Violet Mae Bassett

Bassett, Violet M., 90, of Reader, WV, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Wheeling Hospital.

She was a member of the Reader Church of Christ.

She was born January 31, 1930 at Piney, WV, the daughter of the late Liss and Lula (Sovil) Weekley.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Bassett, a sister, Dortha, and four brothers, Melvin, Willie, Henry and Ross.

Surviving are three daughters, Shirley (Richard) Hardie of Waynesburg, OH, Janet (Thomas) Pelikan of Shinnston, WV and Cathy Brown of Reader, twelve grandchildren, Mike, Brian, James, Ronald, Joey, April, Sharron, Angela, Eric, Theresa, Hannah and Jimmy, twenty-three great-grandchildren, seventeen great-great grandchildren, a sister, Freda (Ben) Dilley of Bath, PA, and several nieces and nephews.

Due to the Coronavirus the family will have private services. Interment at the Straight Cemetery, Reader, WV. Online condolences may be expressed at

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