Minnie G Bassett

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Minnie G Bassett

October 22, 1927 - November 06, 2018

Minnie G Bassett Minnie G. (Meeks) Bassett, age 91, was called Home on Nov. 6, 2018. Minnie was born to James and Elsie Meeks on Oct. 22, 1927, in Memphis, Tennessee.
Minnie graduated from Oil Trough High School near Newport, Arkansas. She moved to Kokomo, where she met and married Paul E. Taskey on June 21, 1948. He preceded her in passing on Dec. 26, 1996. Later she married Charles W. Bassett on Feb. 17, 2001. He preceded her in passing on Nov. 11, 2014.
Minnie worked at Stellite, Kingston, Turner Department Store, and Carl Ann Clothing Store. Later she became a licensed Realtor and worked at Pencek Realty and Cheek Realty.
Minnie was an amazing cook, who enjoyed having family and friends over for dinner. Everyone fought over her yeast rolls. Minnie was a very social person who enjoyed traveling. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, where she made many friends. Minnie loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They will always remember helping her make popcorn balls at Halloween time. Minnie will be dearly missed.
Minnie leaves behind her daughter, Gail Gray and husband Richard; her son, David Taskey and his wife Patty; siblings, Howard Meeks, Letitia Burrow, Patricia Ann Dick; sister-in-law, Joy Meeks; three grandchildren, Bryan, Craig (Monica), and Grant (Ashlie) Taskey; and 13 great-grandchildren, Elijah Gray, Sofia, Mariana, Grace, Liliana, Griffin, Oliver, Elliott, David, Garret, Lincoln, Lydia, and Juliet Taskey; and many nieces and nephews.
Minnie was preceded in passing by her parents; her husbands; siblings, James Meeks, John Meeks, Henrietta Meeks, Carolyn Sue Breymier, Robert Meeks; and grandson, Ritchie Gray.
Friends and family may call from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, also at the mortuary. Pastor Kerry Williams will officiate. Minnie will be laid to rest at Kokomo Memorial Park following the service.
Memorial contributions can be directed to Grace Baptist Church, 2818 S. Park Road, Kokomo, Indiana. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Neuro Trauma Unit staff at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital on 86th Street in Indianapolis for the wonderful care and compassion.
Visit ellersmortuarywebster.com to leave an online condolence for the family.
Published on November 8, 2018
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