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Geneva Basye

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Funeral services for Geneva Basye, 81, of Cumby will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 29, at First Baptist Church, with Tommy Johnston and the Rev. Mark Bryant officiating.  

Interment will follow at Long Cemetery with Kevin Robison, Brent Robison, Alan Basye, Roger Mabe, Tom Howell and James Norris serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be E. A. Junell and the Hopkins County Military Coalition.  

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.  

Mrs. Basye died at her residence Wednesday, April 24, 2013.          

Geneva Basye was born in Cumby to Fred and Willie Long.  

She married Edmond Bayard Basye in Dallas on Dec. 25, 1953; he survives.  

Mrs. Basye was retired from Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home in Dallas and a member of First Baptist Church.

Other survivors include one daughter, Cindy Robison of Blacksburg, Va.; one son, Alan Basye and Kellye of Sachse; grandchildren Brent Robison, Kevin Robison and Lauren Basye; and great-grandchild Zoey Robison.  

She was preceded in death by a brother, Alfred Long.  

Memorials may be made to Long Cemetery Association and/or First Baptist Church Building Fund, 116 Oak Avenue, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482.       

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