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Bessie Marie (Alley) Basham, 75
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Waverly resident Bessie Marie (Alley) Basham, 75, died Oct. 5 after an extended illness.


The daughter of the late Fred C. Alley and Violet Mae Hawkins Alley, she was also preceded in death by brother Paul Alley.


She is survived by one sister, Charlene Humphrey (Junior), daughters Christy Nichols (Lonnie Jr.) of Pleasantview, Sandra Haggard (Mike) of McMinnville, and Sonya Cathey (Jerry Jr.) of Waverly, grandchildren Valerie Nichols of Pleasantview, Cody Cathey (Sierra) of McEwen, and Kyle Cathey (Monica) of Murfreesboro, and nephews Mike Humphrey (Martha), Joey Humphrey (Christina), James Humphrey, Teddy Alley, Jimmy Alley (Demetria), Mark Alley and Steven Alley.


Ms. Basham was cremated. Anyone who would like to make a donation in her memory can do so to Bethany Cemetery, c/o William Prater, 180 Bethany Road.


Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 2, 2018