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Frances E. ‘Fran’ Basim

November 19, 2012
The Marietta Times

Frances E. "Fran" Basim, 78, of Marietta, passed away at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 17, 2012) at Harmar Place.

She was born on April 5, 1934, in Marietta, to Holly and Floris Burns Sayre. She had been employed at Harts Family Center for many years. Fran was a member of Soul's Harbor Baptist Church and Ladies Auxiliary of VFW.

On April 18, 1954, she married James "Gene" Basim who preceded her in death on March 15, 1994. One son and one daughter survive, Michael (Debbie) Basim of Kernersville, N.C., and Marla (John) Hearn of Marietta; three grandchildren, Nichole (Bobby) Hutchins, Justin Hearn, Joe Basim; two great-grandchildren, Kevin and Michael Hutchins; and one brother, Gene Sayre.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers and sisters, Raymond, Pete, Ben, Dick, Ron, Anna.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (Nov. 21) at 10:30 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at



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