Mae Bertie Basar Holt Anders McCleod McCullough

Mae Bertie Basar Holt Anders McCleod McCullough, longtime resident of Lumberton, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2012, at Silsbee Oaks Health Care. She was born March 23, 1921, in Yellow Pine, TX, to Markus and Minnie (Perkins) Basar, both deceased. Her one brother, Frank Basar, is deceased, and her sister-in-law, Ann Basar, survives in Newton TX. In 1940, Mae Bertie married Clarence Holt, and they divorced in 1952. She married Fred Anders in 1953, and he passed away in 1976. In 1977, she married Leonard McLeod, who died in 1987. On July 8, 1996, Mae married Marlon McCullough, who survives in Lumberton. Mae Bertie is survived by two sons, BJ (Jeannie) Holt of Lumberton and Micheal F. (Denise) Anders of Findlay, OH, as well as a step-son, William McCullough (Lynda Gore) of Beaumont. Another son, Phillip Lynn Anders, died in infancy. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Christopher (Jennifer) Holt, Paula (Craig) Nadziejka, Lucille Anders, and M. Price Anders and two great-grand- children, Hollis Holt and Merrick Holt. Finally, Mae Bertie is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, former in-laws, and many friends. Mae Bertie attended school in Evans, LA, was a member of the Silsbee Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Silsbee for more than 65 years. Funeral services are 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at the First Assembly of God Church, 950 Highway 96 South, Silsbee, officiated by Reverend Sydney Woods. Interment will follow at Resthaven Cemetery in Silsbee. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., prior to the memorial service at the church. R S Farmer Funeral Home Inc, 415 N. 4th St, Silsbee, TX is handling the arrangements.

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 30, 2012