Bessie I. Basnett, 93, of Annamoriah, passed away July 8, 2010, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Systems in Grantsville.
She was born at Hur, Calhoun County and was a daughter of the late Alex and Selina Kerby Carpenter. She was a member of the Brooksville Missionnary Baptist Church.
Surviving are four sons, William (Bill) Basnett of Surprise, Ariz., Jerry (Bessie) Basnett of Grantsville, Fred Basnett, Jr. (Barbara) of Ravenswood and Roger Basnett of Annamoriah; two daughters, Gloria Stevens and Sue (Jim) Arthur of Grantsville; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren; one brother, Gene (Helen) Carpenter of Parkersburg; one sister, Jenny Killeen (Al) of Lancaster, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews; four stepgreat-grandchildren and five stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred F. Basnett, in 1998.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, 2 p.m., at the Stump Funeral Home in Grantsville. Rev. C. W. McDonald will officiate. Interment will be in the Big Bend Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Saturday.