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Eunice Bass

Female 1925 - 2005  (80 years)

Personal Information

  • Name Eunice Bass 
    Born 1 Jun 1925 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Dec 2005 
    Buried Harris Chapel Cemetery, Olla, La Salle Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Riser Funeral Home
      Mrs. Eunice Bass Johnson Peters
      Columbia, LA

      Funeral services for Mrs. Eunice Bass Johnson Peters, age 80, of Olla, LA will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, December 9, 2005 from the Olla Chapel of Riser Funeral home with the Revs. Joey Bignar and Bobby Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in the Harris Chapel Cemetery at Olla.

      Mrs. Peters a retired clerical worker with the Department of Defense died Wednesday.

      Eunice Bass was born on June 1, 1925 at Olla, LA to the union of her parents the late Albert Bass, Sr. and Eva Cruse Bass. Mrs. Peters was a graduate of Olla Standard High School, and was a member of the Championship Girls basketball team. She was a member of the Eastern Star where she served as secretary of the Urania Chapter. She was worthy matron, District Grand worthy matron, and Grand Rep. to Nebraska.
      She was also preceded in death by her husband Rupert Ernest Peters. She was also preceded in death by her son Billy C. Johnson, Sr.

      However in their lifetime she and her husbands achievements together were astounding. They traveled the world together having lived in Africa, Asia, Iran and Iraq and Turkey specifically. Major Peters was an Army Ranger and a Merrills Marador. He was a Military atache' to Ethiopia. And Mrs. Eunice Peters was by his side in all of his travels and endeavors.

      Survivors include her grandson and his wife Billy C. and Sherry Johnson of Columbia; daughter-in-law Dorothy Johnson of Monroe, LA; her brother and sister-in-law Albert and Cora Mae Bass, Jr. of Olla, LA; two great grandchildren Shannon Johnson and Billy C. Johnson, III.

      Serving as pallbearers will be Blake Sims, Ray Miller, Glen Henderson, Glen Black, Denver Finley, and Timmy Arbogast.

      Visitation for Thursday will be from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at the Riser Funeral Home, Main Street Highway 165, Olla, LA.
    Person ID I27  Bass48 William Bass of Louisiana
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2022 

    Father Albert King Bass,   b. 9 Dec 1896,   d. 17 Feb 1966  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Eva Elsie Cruse,   b. 20 Jul 1903,   d. 7 Apr 1974  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rupert Ernest Peters,   b. 1915,   d. 1980  (Age 65 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2022 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart