Anastasia Sofolarides Basha

April 2, 1935December 30, 2012
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Anastasia “Stacy” Basha, 77, of Spruce Street in Martinsville, died Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville. She was born in Queens, NY on April 2, 1935 to George and Helen Caplanson Sofolarides, both deceased. She was a graduate of PS 14 High School in Queens, NY and also Queens College. She was a member of AHEPA in New York and Fontaine Ruritan Club in Ridgeway. At one time, Stacy and her late husband owned and operated Basha’s Restaurant in Ridgeway and she was also employed by Henry County and Martinsville City school systems prior to her retirement. She was a devout Christian of the Greek Orthodox faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis B. Basha; a son, Murray Basha and a brother, John Sofolarides.

Surviving are two daughters, Victoria Basha Terrell of Cascade and Barbara Basha Arthur of Martinsville; one son, Nicholas Basha of Martinsville; six grandchildren, George Terrell, Elaina Terrell, Nicole Arthur, Anna Arthur, Michael Arthur and Steven Arthur.

The funeral service will be held Friday, January 4, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Christ Episcopal Church in Martinsville. Interment will follow in Roselawn Burial Park.

The family will receive friends Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Martinsville and other times at the residence on Spruce Street.

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  • Funeral Service Friday, January 4, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, January 3, 2013

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Beth Chapman

January 10, 2013

Dear Victoria and family,

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Beth Chapman

The Witt's ~ Rodney, Mary Ann, Dean, Sarah, Jude

January 7, 2013

Mrs. Basha meant so much to so many people and will be missed tremendously. Thinking of and keeping you all uplifted in prayer.

Renee Pekmezaris-Clement

January 6, 2013

Dear Barbara, Victoria & children,

Please accept our deepest sympathies on the passing of your beloved mother and brother. We hope you all are comforted by the knowledge that they are united with God for eternity and by the many special family memories that you have had together. We all wish we could be there with you, especially our mom. May God bless you with strength through this time of sorrow.

With love and sympathy, Renee & Peter Clement and family

Jim and Joann Davie

January 6, 2013

Our deepest sympathy in your time of loss.

Tim Wheeler

January 6, 2013

My thoughts and love are with all of you during this time. Mrs. Basha was a wonderful woman.

Kathy Denny

January 6, 2013

We are sorry to hear of the home going of Stacy. She will always have a special place in our hearts. Love you all.

Robin Rigney

January 5, 2013

Stacey was an amazing woman and we will all remember and miss her for a very long time. May God bless you all with many beautiful memories to help you heal as you remember her. She will live on in your hearts.

Josh Fuller

January 3, 2013

I am sorry.

Robert Hawkes

January 3, 2013

To the Basha Family we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Basha may God be with you and your family during this time, in his service Robert and Debbie Hawkes of Loganville Ga

Faye & Anna Evans

January 2, 2013

May her memory be eternal.