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Helen Tynse Bassett Obituary


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“Dud, Barry, Gordan, Jane, Carol, and the Rest of the Family, We were so saddened to hear of the passing-away of Mrs. Bassett. Our deepest...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Robert Engelken - Bono, AR

“Dud and family -- I always loved visiting with your Mom when we came to WR. She was always so pleasant and cheerful. Take comfort that she lived her...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Marynell Bryant - Sulphur Springs, TX

“Dear Dud, Barry and families, We are so sorry about the loss of Mrs. Tynse! We always will recall her smiling face and "light up the room"...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy Rainey Bell & Chip Bell - GA

“Caring for Mrs. Helen was such a pleasure. She was a beautiful lady with a wonderful sense of humor. She would get so tickled at us sometimes! ...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Wendy Ammons - Jonesboro, AR

“Dud and Barry, We were so sorry to hear about your mother. She has always been a special friend to me and to my family, and I will really miss her...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Beth Bland - Brooklyln, AR

“Jerry, So sorry for your loss. Praying that God's grace will comfort you and your family during this trying time. Marie Bradley ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Marie Bradley - Jonesboro, AR

“Jerry, Sorry to hear about your mother. Barbara and I will keep you in our prayers. Thinking of you, Tony ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Tony Bradley - Jonesboro, AR

“Praying for Mrs Bassett's family. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Jackie Warden Cox - Walnut Ridge, AR

“Tynse, we will miss you but heaven is a richer place to have you now. My sympathies to all her family, may she rest in peace. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Rainy Binzer Horvath - Scarsdale, NY

“Barry & Dud, I have many special memories of your Mom and family. Your Mom was a very loving and caring person and I will cherish her in my heart....Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Dunham - Kailua-Kona, HI

“Richard, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that the peace of God will abide in you forever and His comfort is felt daily. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Hill - AR

“Richard and family, Thinking of you at this time. Blessings, strength, and prayers to all of you. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Diana Abney - Sherwood, AR

“Dud and Barry, I have so many memories of Aunt Tynse that would take more space than is allowed here. The one thing that I have always told people...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Gordon Moore - Little Rock, AR

“Glad to have known her. May she rest in peace. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Head - North Little Rock, AR


Helen Lucille (Tynse) Bassett, 93 of Walnut Ridge passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013.

Born October 24, 1919 in Wilson, daughter of Robert Dent and Hazel Followwill Moore. She was a retired bookkeeper and bank teller and member of the Walnut Ridge First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women's Club and Garden Club.

She was united in marriage to Jerry Bassett August 11, 1949 who preceded her in death April 26, 2001. She was also preceded by her parents, Robert Dent Moore and Hazel Followwill Moore, a son, William Michael Bassett, a sister, Juanita Moore Allen and a brother, Robert D. (Bud) Moore Jr.

Survivors include, two sons, Jerry Dudley Bassett of Jonesboro and Richard Barry Bassett of Little Rock; three sisters, Alyce (Tootsie) Binzer (Bob) of Madison, Indiana, Jimmye Moore Long of Mertzon, Texas and Jeannie Moore Smith of Hoxie; two grandsons, Tanner Dudley Bassett (Sarah) of Springdale and Brett Michael Bassett of Little Rock; two great granddaughters, Ella Marie Bassett and Grace Helen Bassett both of Springdale; a daughter-in-law, Gari Lyn Bassett of Little Rock and many other relatives and friends.

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