Athens - Melody Jo Bass, 53, of Athens, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Tyler.
Melody Jo Bass was born May 7, 1963 in Corydon, Indiana, the daughter of Robert Bass and Mary Day Bass. She was a homemaker in every sense of the word, as she truly loved to cook, and spend every waking hour taking care of her family. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and will be greatly missed by all she knew and loved.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Day Bass.
She is survived by: her loving husband, Harold McLaughlin of Athens; her father, Robert Bass of Corydon, Indiana; three sons, Christopher McLaughlin of Claremont, Ohio, Anthony McLaughlin and wife Hope of Athens, Brandon McLaughlin of Mabank; three brothers, Terry Bass of Athens, Denny Bass of Corydon, Indiana, Mark Bass of Seattle, Washington; one grandson, Christopher Dewayne McLaughlin; and her favorite dog, Major.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.
You may light a candle or write condolences to the family at: www.hannigansmith.com
Published on  April 27, 2017