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Georgia Mearl (Denmon) Bassham

January 19, 1938 ~ June 2, 2021 (age 83)

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Georgia Mearl Bassham, 83, of Overton, Texas, passed away on June 2, 2021, in Tyler, Texas. She was born January 19, 1938 in Kilgore, Texas to the late Lonnie and Evie Pearl Reed Denmon.

Funeral services for Georgia Bassham will be 2:00 pm, Friday, June 4, 2021, at Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home Chapel, Overton, Texas with Brother Roger Bynog, Jr. and Josh Oliver officiating. Interment will follow at Kilgore Memorial Gardens in Kilgore.

Visitation will be 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton.

Georgia married Larry Bassham in 1986. She loved doing word puzzles, reading, and visiting with her family. She was a lifelong citizen of this area.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Oliver; daughters, Mary Oliver, Sharon Tiner and Vicki Bassham and son, Buck Oliver.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Bassham of Overton; 3 children, Pam Lopez and husband Jose of Arp, Lonnie Oliver of Liberty City, and Billy Oliver and wife Lana of Arp; sister, Jewel Eppers of Longview; 14 grandchildren, 46 great- grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers are Josh Oliver, Brandon Oliver, Jake Oliver, Santos Lopez, Bubba Oliver, and Scout Birdsong. Honorary pallbearers are Stephen Tiner and Stephen Ihlenfeldt.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton.

  Online registration and condolences are available at www.cottlefuneralhome.com

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June 3, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home
905 S. Commerce St.
Overton, TX 75684

Funeral Service
June 4, 2021

2:00 PM
Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home
905 S. Commerce St.
Overton, TX 75684

Interment following funeral service
June 4, 2021

Kilgore Memorial Gardens
Hwy. 31 Smith County
Kilgore, TX 75662

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