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Fontella Bass

Fontella Bass (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)
Fontella Bass (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

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June 20, 2017 "My thoughts are still
With you" - Barbara Stroman
February 24, 2016 "Hi, my name is Yolanda McGhee Young I'm one of Sam Young's granddaughter. I'm Mrs. Bass cousin, and I just found out about her. Her mom and my granddad were siblings. I wish I could've met her sound like she was a wonderful person. May she R.I.P and my prayers to you." - Yolanda McGhee (Miwaukee, WI)
January 01, 2016 "Bass Family : Fontella'so cousin Albert Bass III passed away January 22, 2015 at the age of 89. Parents : Albert I I & Velma Bass of St. Louis. I am his oldest daughter Kim Bass." - Kim Bass (Chicago, IL)
December 24, 2015 "To the Bass Family, My heartfelt prayers continue to go out for all the families and friends of such an acclaimed and loved person. May the God of all comfort be with you as we await the promises of Isa 65:19 - "No more will there be heard in her the sound of weeping or a cry of distress." - TYH (ID)
October 17, 2015 "Was listening to your music Fonnie...missing you in this world my friend :'( RIP" - Vickie Goolsby (St Louis, MO)
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Obituary for Fontella Bass
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Fontella Bass, a St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with "Rescue Me" in 1965, has died. She was 72. ...
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