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Leona Inez Pumroy

Female 1938 - 2013  (74 years)

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  • Name Leona Inez Pumroy 
    Born 15 Aug 1938  Altus, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _UID 12556A4765011040B4C5EB33C98B30D2BBA4 
    Died 2 Mar 2013  Altus, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Altus City Cemetery, Altus, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Altus Times
      Friday, March 8, 2013
      Leona Inez Bassett
      Leona Inez Bassett, 74, life long resident of Altus, passed away, Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Altus. Memorial services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Lowell-Tims Chapel with Jerry Don Henry officiating. Lowell-Tims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
      Inez was born August 15, 1938 in Altus to Henry and Clara (Kennedy) Pumroy. She attended the Altus School system and graduated from Altus High School. She married the love of her life, Matthew "Matt" Bassett Sr. in Vernon, Texas on March 31, 1956. She was a waitress most of her life, having worked at Benny's, KoKo's, Sagamar, as well as managing the Elk's Golf and Country Club. Inez never saw a stranger and loved to visit with her many friends. She loved garage sales and shopping. Inez loved to travel and especially her many road trips across the United States in the truck with Matt. Some of her special friends were the Golden Girls. They were a very close group of friends, and met regularly for lunches. She was a regular at the Sonic Drive Inn, going at least once a day for ice cream for her and her special canine companion, Bubba. Inez was all about comfort. She was known for her casual dress of jeans, T-shirts and moccasins.
      Inez is survived by her children, Debbie Bassett of Lawton, Gaye Bassett of Altus, Matt Bassett Jr. of Sanford, North Carolina, and Mark Bassett of Burns Flat; one sister, Norma Byrum of Altus; one brother, John Melford "Buddy" Pumroy and wife Pam of Plantation, Florida.; grandchildren, Abrum Bassett of Elk City, Tori Bassett of Sayre, Matthew Bassett III of Sanford, and Chalton Bassett of Sanford; two greatgrandchildren, Ariana and Isabella; as well many other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Matt Bassett Sr.; her parents; and many other beloved family members. For family and friends not able to attend the service, Lowell-Tims will provide a live webcast. Go to click on obituaries then on Leona Inez Bassett. There will be a large button inviting you to join the webcast. On-line tributes can be made to the Bassett family at
    Person ID I68  511B Isaac Bassett of New York
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2015 

    Father Henry Pumroy 
    Mother Clara Kennedy 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matthew V. Bassett, Sr.,   b. 13 Nov 1935, Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 2010, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1956  Vernon, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Debbie Bassett
     2. Gaye Bassett
    +3. Matthew Bassett, Jr.
     4. Mark Bassett
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart