Ossie M. Bass Summerlin, age 95, of Holt, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, in Pensacola. She was born September 9, 1917, in Andalusia, AL, to the late William and Estelle Jordan Bass, and moved to this area in 1925, living in Holt and Milton. Ossie worked as a ward clerk at Okaloosa Memorial Hospital, and was an active member of the Holt Assembly of God until she became ill. She had also been a member of the Baker (Blossom) Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J. D. Summerlin, her parents, a brother, Maxie Bass, and sisters, Genola Spence, Naomi Wilkinson and Ottie Lee Wilkinson.
Ossie is survived by her son and his wife, Devon and Mary Summerlin; a grandson and his wife, David and Mary Jo; granddaughter, Kathy; and great grandchildren, Jason, Sarah, Chad and Caleb; and several much-loved nieces and nephews.
A time of visitation will be held from 6-8 PM on Thursday at the chapel of Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM Friday at the funeral home, with Rev. Alton Nixon officiating. Burial will follow at Old Holt Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com
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