Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Bass Family Cemetery

Bass Family Cemetery photo
Location:
From the Hancock County Courthouse, go southwest on Hwy 22 for 7.2 miles to the intersection of Hwy 22 and Main Street in Devereux. Turn right (at the backward fork) onto Main Street and go 0.2 mile to Church Street on the left. Turn left and follow Church Street for 0.3 mile until it merges into Devereux Rd. Go left on Devereux / Jones Chapel Road and follow it for 0.8 mile to the cemetery on the right. The cemetery is at the corner of Devereux and Warren Chapel Roads.

GPS coordinates: 33 13' 12.6" N 83 05' 40.9" W
or in degrees only form: 33.22017° N X 83.09469° W
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GMD: 116
Cemetery Status: Active
Predominant race: White


Indexer or Contributor: Jewel Thompson

Number of persons found: 51
Rebecca Amoss Thompson
Oct 3, 1900 - Apr 3, 1967
Middle name per Jewel Thompson. Stone reads 'A.' only.
Grave 1
Albert H. Amoss
Sep 11, 1865 - Oct 3, 1935
On same stone as Leila Jones Amoss.
Grave 2
Leila Jones Amoss
Sep 5, 1866 - Dec 1, 1939
On same stone as Albert H. Amoss.
Grave 3
Albert C. Thompson
Jan 5, 1918 - Dec 17, 1964

Military Service: World War II
Army Air Corp
Grave 4
Julia Thomas Nelson
Apr 8, 1913 - Mar 14, 1988

Grave 5
James Leon Nelson
Aug 5, 1917 - Nov 8, 1918
Interred St. Paul Church, Putnam County.
Grave 6
Mary Nelson Hooks
Oct 13, 1910 - Aug 20, 1945

Grave 7
Joseph Thomas Nelson
Aug 23, 1877 - Sep 12, 1949

Grave 8
Marietta Jones Nelson
Dec 21, 1883 - Feb 28, 1968

Grave 9
Tommie Milburn Thompson, Jr.
Aug 21, 1922 - Feb 23, 1982

Military Service: World War II
Army Inf. - Pacific Theater, per Jewel
Thompson. No military info on grave.
Grave 10
Eugene Haley Nelson
Sep 10, 1880 - Apr 1, 1942

Grave 11
Kate Norman Nelson
May 6, 1887 - Jun 15, 1955

Grave 12
Eugene Haley Nelson
Feb 12, 1919 - Oct 15, 1963

Grave 13
Fred Norman Nelson
Nov 2, 1907 - Jul 13, 1950

Grave 14
Clifford Carlyle Nelson
Jun 7, 1906 - Dec 4, 1947

Grave 15
Florence Butts Norman
Aug 23, 1855 - Sep 7, 1937

Grave 16
Stephen Peyton Norman
Dec 27, 1848 - Apr 2, 1923

Grave 17
James Bass
Jul 24, 1807 - May 10, 1883
"Dedicated by his wife, Bettie Bass"
Grave 18
Lora Forestine West
Feb 9, 1888 - Sep 28, 1993

Grave 19
Julien West
Dec 6, 1850 - Dec 6, 1926

Grave 20
Tallulah Amoss West
Aug 2, 1858 - Mar 22, 1931
w/o Julien West.
Grave 21
Elmira A. Amoss
Dec 6, 1836 - May 24, 1894
w/o George B. Amoss
Grave 22
Mattie Lou Amoss
Sep 11, 1857 - Jul 29, 1879

Grave 23
William H. Amoss
Feb 22, 1860 - Apr 9, 1876

Grave 24
William Amoss
Jan 10, 1819 - Jun 14, 1862

Military Service: Confederate States of America
Lieutenant. Co. I, 59th Ga.
Grave 25
Elizabeth R. Amoss
May 10, 1835 - Dec 5, 1922
w/o Lieut. Wm. Amoss.
Grave 26
Frederick A. Butts
Jan 31, 1826 - May 29, 1908

Military Service: Confederate States of America
Grave 27
Sarah A. Butts
Aug 2, 1830 - Nov 19, 1894
w/o F. A. Butts. "She was a kind and affectionate wife and mother and a friend to all."
Grave 28
Mary Catherine Butts
Mar 23, 1858 - Aug 30, 1879

Grave 29
Fred Norman

Infant s/o S. P. and Florence Norman.
Grave 30
George A. Amoss
Aug 13, 1862 - Nov 27, 1909

Grave 31
Jimmie D. Martin
May 7, 1892 - Nov 23, 1985

Grave 32
Idolene Mae Bass Martin
Mar 19, 1900 - Mar 25, 1934
w/o J.D. Martin
Grave 33
Benjamin S. Bass
Mar 11, 1833 - Apr 10, 1908
"There is a beautiful region above the skies and I long to reach its shore, for I know I shall find my treasure there, the loved one gone before."
Military Service: Confederate States of America
Corp., Co. I. 59 Ga. Inf.
Grave 34
Louisa M. Boyer Bass
Dec 15, 1844 - Dec 14, 1914
w/o B. S. Bass
Grave 35
William A. Bass
Jul 23, 1870 - Mar 10, 1945

Grave 36
Mamie W. Bass
Nov 12, 1878 - Jan 16, 1953
w/o Willie A. Bass
Grave 37
Rufus Cleon Bass
Aug 28, 1897 - Jan 23, 1942

Grave 38
James E. Bass
Oct 11, 1871 - Jul 12, 1944

Grave 39
Sallie Lou Bass
Feb 5, 1879 - Mar 14, 1958

Grave 40
John Thomas Bass
Jan 19, 1874 - Sep 21, 1958

Grave 41
Effie Jackson Bass
Dec 3, 1882 - Dec 24, 1969

Grave 42
Cecil Lee Bass
Mar 15, 1904 - Jul 16, 1976

Grave 43
Roth Grimes Bass
May 22, 1904 - Nov 30, 1993

Grave 44
Betty Bass Jackson
Oct 8, 1933 - Feb 3, 2001

Grave 45
Curtis Lee Bass
Jul 30, 1882 - Jan 31, 1970

Grave 46
Ruby J. Bass
Mar 10, 1894 - Jul 22, 1988

Grave 47
William A. Bass, Jr.
Jun 18, 1900 - Jan 1, 1975

Military Service: World War I
US Navy
Grave 48
Pearl Estelle Bass
May 31, 1907 - Oct 31, 1994

Grave 49
Mabry Ella Grimes
Jul 19, 1902 - Jul 29, 1977

Grave 50
Olin Ray Reynolds
Dec 25, 1922 - Aug 11, 1989

Grave 51