Deborah Bass


Deborah Bass, 64, of Normangee was born to John Dawkins and Janette Hurt in Jasper, Ala., on March 25, 1951, and was called Home to the Lord on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Visitation was held Friday, Feb. 26, at First Baptist Church inNormangee. Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 27, at First Baptist Church in Normangee. Bro. Bob Shirley presided over services. Burial followed at Wealthy Cemetery. Services were entrusted to Cozart Funeral Home.

Deborah worked and traveled with her late husband Bobby, whom she loved very much. She was a very loving, family-oriented lady whose life was her kids and grandkids. She was very kind-hearted and would go out of her way to help anybody. She was the “Ultimate Cook” and strived on keeping her house a welcoming home for anyone. She was known as “Grandma” to all kids. She loved holiday gatherings and always doing for people. When Deborah had time for herself, she enjoyed going to the casino or going for a weekend at the lake.

Deborah is survived by her mother, Janette Hurt; daughters, Jimette Aguirre and husband Willie, Shannon Potter and husband Mark, Kim Shaw and husband Jake, and Misty Bass ; sons, Ricky Barnard and Robby Bass and wife Angie; brothers, Joey Hurt, John Dennis Dawkins and Gary Dawkins; sister, Mitzi Cirella; 27 Grandchildren; Katlyn, Blake, Jake, Ty, Trey, Brandon, Kelsey, Bradley, Colby, Blaine, Hayden, Derrick, Shanlyn, Justin, Courtney, Haley, Hunter, Austin, Dannielle, Daniel, Drake, Brandon, Tyler, Taylor, Kalynn, Brooklyn, and Traa; and nine great-grandchildren; Blakely, Heavenlee, Lizzie, Ava, Cason, Braxton, Paisely, Ethan, and Millie.