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Julia Machinsky Basham, age 89, of Shady Spring, WV, passed away at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley on Friday, October 6, 2017.
Born on May 26, 1928, in McDowell County, she was the daughter of the late Steve Machinsky and Mary V. Dobsia Machinsky.
Mrs. Basham was a homemaker and a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hansel Basham Sr., by three brothers and three sisters. Mrs. Basham was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Those survivors left to cherish her memory include sons, Hansel Basham Jr. and his wife, Julia, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Alexander Basham and wife, Dora, of Morgan Hill, California; daughters, Veronica Blevins of Shady Spring, and Carol Stamper of Shady Spring and fiancé, Tracy Foley, of Jumping Branch; ten grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and three great-great also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Friday, October 13, 2017, at 11 AM with Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens at Princeton, WV. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday from 6 PM until 9 PM at the funeral home.
Private online condolences, floral tributes and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel,729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.
Published on October 9, 2017
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