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Theta Blann Bass

Female 1942 - 2022  (80 years)

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  • Name Theta Blann Bass 
    Born 22 Oct 1942 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Nov 2022 
    • Cornerstone Funeral Home, Texas
      Theta Blann Crist (Bass)
      Thursday, October 22nd, 1942 ? Saturday, November 26th, 2022

      Theta Blann Crist was born October 22, 1942 to F.I. and Elizabeth Bass in Waco, Texas. She passed away peacefully on November 26, 2022. She grew up in Hillsboro, graduating from Hillsboro High School. Theta married Mickey Crist on July 15, 1960 and the couple lovingly welcomed two children, Melanie and Amanda. They were married until Mickey's departure.

      Theta loved being a wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She engaged in varied careers, most notably telephone operator, police department dispatcher and bingo cashier. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was also a member of Amvets Auxiliary Post #72. In her spare time she enjoyed the movies Lonesome Dove and Red Headed Stranger, and the television program Mash. She loved all animals and was known for her crocheting.

      She was preceded in death by her parents F.I. and Elizabeth Bass; beloved husband Mickey Crist; and infant great grandson Jaxson Crist.

      Theta is survived by her children Melanie Poteet and husband Rick, Amanda Reese and husband Ronnie; grandchildren Trevor Crist and wife Miranda, Satara Whitney and husband Charlie, Coleton Whitney and wife Samantha, Mariah Hall and husband Joshua, Cheyenne Grams and husband Tyler, River Reese, Nakona Reese, Saber Reese and 12 great grandchildren.

    Person ID I3327  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2022 

    Father Floyce Irvin Bass,   b. 7 Sep 1903, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1944, Hill County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Mae Vanderford,   b. 18 Oct 1904, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1994  (Age 89 years) 
    Family ID F1204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart