Mary Louelle Carter Bass, 83, of Hahira died Sunday, February 20, 2022 at South Georgia Medical Center. She was born April 5, 1938 in Cook County to the late Aulie Terrell Carter, Sr. and Sampie Lou Bennett Carter. Mrs. Bass was a homemaker and a member of Pineview Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, working with her flowers, canning, watching birds, fishing, spending time with family and friends and traveling. Mrs. Bass loved her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons and daughters in law, Kenny and Gail Bass of Hawkinsville, Steve and Debbie Bass of Pinetta, FL, daughter and son in law, Tammy and Gene Shintock of Gainesville, FL, son and daughter in law, Timmy and Kristen Bass of Hahira; grandchildren, April and Jason Cummings, Valerie and Anthony Folsom, Mitch and Mary Bass, Christy and David Adams, Clay Bass and Brian Meeks, Geno Shintock, Josh and Emily Bass, Justin and Lexi Bass; great grandchildren, Christian Crowe and Hyerin, Cameron Cummings, Morgan Barnes, Garrett Cantrell, Trinton Bass, Molly Bass, Maddox Bass, Kaleb Kollar, Carter Adams, Daniel Adams, Harper Bass and Lorelie Bass and Olive Bass; great great grandchildren, Taylor Cummings and Caroline Crowe; sister, Linda Faye Nelson; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Bass is preceded in death by her husband, Donald J. Bass, her parents, her great granddaughter, Courtney Cummings
and five siblings.
Funeral services were held Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 11 a. m. at the Martin McLane Funeral Home in Hahira. Reverend Art Harris officiated. The family received friends from 5 until 7 p. m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial followed at McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.mclanecares.com. Martin McLane Funeral Home of Hahira.