Pastor Margaret Louise Bass, 79, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Monday, March 15, 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents; her three siblings; her husband, Bishop Sidney C. Bass; and a son, Earl Davis Jr. She was Pastor of Glorious Church of God in Christ for 25 years. Those left to cherish fond memories include her daughters, Elder Tillie Ricks, of New Jersey, Clementine Mauney, of Pfafftown, N.C., and Jean (Deacon Robert) West, of Roanoke; a host of grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, and great great-grandchildren; nieces; and other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Pilgrim Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 19, 2010, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the church. Friends may call at Serenity on Friday from noon to 5 p.m. for viewing. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Roanoke, Va., 540-345-9100. www.serenityfuneralhome.net
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Published in Roanoke Times on Mar. 17, 2010