DESTIN, Fla. - Mrs. Barbara M. Bassham, age 67, of Destin, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2001, at her residence after an extended illness. She was born in Augusta, Georgia on January 23, 1934, to the late Guy Hardy Metts and Ella May Styron. After graduating from Richmond High School in Augusta, Georgia, she completed her Nurse Anesthetist training at the School of Nursing at University Hospital and McCloud School of Anesthesia. Mrs. Bassham is survived be her husband, Lewis D. Bassham; one daughter, Kimberly Lynch and son-in-law, Jeffery Lynch; two grandchildren, Christina Marie and Heather Nichole Lynch. Funeral services for Mrs. Bassham will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2001, in the Poteet Funeral Home, 529 Greene Street, Augusta, GA. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Flowers will be accepted at the funeral home or memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice, 101 Hart Street, Niceville, FL. 32578. Poteet Funeral Home, 529 Greene Street, Augusta, GA.
The Augusta Chronicle December 14, 2001