Janice Sue Basham

March 19, 1936January 10, 2019

Janice Sue "Jan" Basham, age 82, of Halls, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019 in her sleep. She was a devoted Wife, loving Mother, doting Grandmother, avid stamp collector, antique dealer and accomplished world traveler. Having lived and sailed on the seas, she embodied self reliance and self expression. Jan was a Comptroller for several businesses throughout her life and previous owner of a Charm and Modeling School in Knoxville. She is preceded in death by her parents, Milton and Tommie Smith. She is survived by her loving husband, Bill Basham of 56 years; sons, Roark and Eric Basham; Grandchildren: Tabatha Robbins, Alex, Cayl, Sierra, Rowan and Aaron Basham; Great-Grandchildren: Timothy Robbins II, Aurora Basham, Raelyn Powers and Ashlyn Haxton; brother, Sidney Smith and sister, Sherry Hicks. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Please revisit for service details.


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Janice Sue Basham

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Susan & David Tice

January 17, 2019

So sorry for your loss. I will miss Jan’s feisty take on life and how she said it exactly as she saw it. She was such a treasure.❤️

Cindy Winegar

January 13, 2019

Jan was such a sweet lady. I loved our talks. She loved her family and friends. RIP sweet lady. You will be missed.