Funeral services to celebrate the life of Ernestine Conyers Bass, 83, of Camden, will be held Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Camden with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Bruce Hancock and Rev. Johnny Baker will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday, February 25, 2011 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Bass’s memory to Palmetto Health Hospice, P.O. Box, 7275, Columbia, SC 29202 or to a charity of one’s choice.
Mrs. Bass, widow of the late James H. Bass died February 24, 2011. She was the daughter of the late Charlie M. Conyers and Gladys Dority Conyers. Mrs. Bass was a medical secretary for 42 years with The West Clinic. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Camden.
She is survived by her daughter, Anne Marie Knight of Bethune; son, James H."Jim" Bass, Jr. and his wife Lynn of Denver, NC; grandchildren, Jennifer F. Watts and her husband Richard of Bethune, Britt Bass and his wife Dianna of Maiden, NC and Ashley Elizabeth Beasley and her husband George of Huntersville, NC; six great grandchildren, Kassidy and Logan Watts, Laura and Willow Bass, Emma and Grayson Beasley; brother, Charles E. Conyers, Jr. and his wife Toni of Orlando FL; sister-in-laws, Betty Jo Lloyd and Dot Dixon; special family friends, Dianne Byrd, Chris Byrd and Lance Byrd. She was predeceased by a sister, Doris C. Strickland.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
On-line condolences may be sent to Mrs. Bass’s family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.