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Mrs. Doris Louise Bason

Obituary for Mrs. Doris Louise Bason

January 24, 1937 - February 13, 2018
Crestview, Florida | Age 81

Loving Mother and Grandmother


Doris Louise Bason age 81 of Crestview passed away with family by her side early Tuesday morning February 13, 2018 at the North Okaloosa Medical Center Crestview, FL. Mrs. Bason was born in Jackson, Alabama to Henley and Essie Mae (Cox) Burden. She was married to the late Deacon Neal Bason, Jr. for 40 years. Sister Bason and her siblings were moved to Mobile, AL where they attended Mobile County Training School. Sister Bason along with her husband and children moved to Crestview in the late 60's. Sister and her family joined Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, where she attended faithfully until her health failed. She sang in the Senior Choir, was a Deaconess, & served on the Senior Usher Board. Sister Bason was a homemaker most of her life and enjoyed cooking, raising her nine children, attending and serving in the church. She will be forever missed as a Pillar of this community. Sister Bason was a well-loved, sweet and beautiful virtuous woman who was loved by the community, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, all of her family, friends far and near. Sister Bason was preceded in death by two brothers: John Elvin Burden and James Burden. She leaves a loving and devoted family to cherish her memory. Sons: Deacon Michael Burden, Mobile, AL, Gregory Burden (Sherry), Pensacola, FL; Tony Burden, Birmingham, AL; USAF RET. TSGT Vincent Burden, & Kenneth Bason, Crestview, FL; Daughters: Anita Burden Overton, Monica Daniels, Phyllis Bason Berry (Michael), Crestview, FL; Arlene Presley (Larry), Holt, FL; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren; Sister: Essie Mae Burden Crook, Los Angeles, CA; Brother: Horace Burden (Cluster), Gardena, CA; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

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We, the family, wish to express our deepest appreciation to each and every one of you for your love, your prayers and your support during our time of sorrow. We thank you for every act of kindness demonstrated.

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McKinnie Funeral Home

398 Martin Luther King J
Crestview, FL 32536
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