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Harold Bassett6/18/2001
Funeral services for Harold Eugene Bassett, 69, who died on Monday, June 18, 2001,
at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Mo., were held on Thursday, June 21,
at Park United Methodist Church in Hannibal. Rev. Jan Bond officiated at the services.
Interment was at Breckenridge Cemetery near Knoxville.

Harold was born on December
2, 1931 in Marion County. He was the son of George and Mary Elreta Loynachan Bassett.

He married Ethel Ann Hughes on February 5, 1955 in Attica. Harold was retired from
Field Management at the Maytag Corporation. He enjoyed several years after retirement
driving a school bus for the Hannibal schools and also enjoyed many sporting activities.
He was a member of Park United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his
parents and a brother, John Bassett. He is survived by his wife, Ethel; two daughters
and sons-in-law, Mary and Ted Gaston of Muncie, Ind. and Janet and Alan Hollandsworth;
a son and daughter-in-law, David and Joy Bassett of Columbia, Mo.; five grandchildren;
three brothers, Kenneth of Winterset, Marvin of Knoxville and Alvin of Des Moines;
two sisters, Ruth Edwards of Chariton and Mary King of Des Moines; as well as many
nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorials may be made to Park United Methodist Church
in Hannibal, Mo. or to the charity of choice. Arrangements were made by Smith Funeral
Home & Chapel.