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Hollis Joe Bass, Sr., 69, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, LA, passed away peacefully at 10:21 a.m. on Monday, April 29, 2019.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until funeral time at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at New Zion Baptist Church, 263 Grand Caillou Road in Houma. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Smith Bass; sons, Rodney Hawthorne (Nijia), Joe Louis, Kevin James, and Hollis Bass; daughters, Carolyn B Reese, Mary B. Parker (Stanley), and Holly Alexander (Michael); fourteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brothers, Charles Gray, Lewis Polk, Milton, Howard and Vernon Bass; sisters, Zenora Wilkes, Nettie Newsome, and Ivy Nell Fuselier; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandchildren, Montorieo and Laqueenasavakia Bass; parents, Lonnie, Sr. and Annie Barnes Bass; grandparents, Julian White, George Barnes, Melissa Bass and Jasper Loftin; brother, Lonnie Bass, Jr.; and nephew, Calvin Wilks.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.