Obituaries for Sat., Jan. 14, 2012

Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 14, 2012


George W. Bass, 84, of Gunter Road in Andalusia, passed away Thurs., Jan. 12, 2012, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., today, Sat., Jan. 14, at Adelum Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Boles officiating. Burial will follow in Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors and Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lawson Bass of Andalusia; sons, Johnny (Jan) Bass of Winder, Ga., and Gary (Louise) Bass of Andalusia; daughter, Gwen (Kenny) Lee of Andalusia; stepdaughter, Betty Partridge Wambles of Andalusia; five grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; 28 step-great-grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth (Nancy) Bass of Milton, Fla., and Murry Bass of Andalusia; sisters, Laura Barnett of Andalusia and Juanita Maund of Lake Park, Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother; Winston (Mary) Bass; sisters; Rossie (Otis R.) Mann, Mildred Abney and Edna Bass; sister-in-law; Ann Bass; brothers-in-law, Ray Barnett and Frank Maund; stepsons, Jacky Ray Partridge and Bobby Wayne Partridge; and step-grandson, Bobby Partridge Jr.

Pallbearers serving will be Tanner Lee, Kevin Bass, Will McVay, Scott Tutterow, David McDuffie and Bo Lassiter.

Honorary pallbearers include Tom Kyser, Cecil Ammons, Peyton Tutterow, Jackson Tutterow, Beauen Tutterow and Walt Harris.

Those unable to attend the service may sign the online guestbook at



Bertha Blair Hutto, 90, of Andalusia, died Wed., Jan. 11, 2012, at her residence.

Funeral services were held on Fri., Jan. 13, at Carolina Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Boles officiating. Interment will follow at Carolina Cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service directing.

She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Emily Ann Hutto.

Mrs. Hutto is survived by her husband, Howard Hutto of Andalusia; son and daughter-in-law, James Mark and Michele Hutto of Peach Tree City, Ga.; grandson, Matthew Hutto of Nashville, Tenn.; granddaughter, Melissa Leigh Hutto of Peach Tree City, Ga.; and sister-in-law, Marilyn Blair of Hope Hull.

Flowers or memorials may be made to the Carolina Cemetery Fund.