Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

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July 29, 2011

Basses share 55 years of happiness

JACKSONVILLE —

On July 13, 2011, Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Bass celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.

The former JoAnn Austin, from Flint, Mich., met Bobby Bass at Jacksonville College. They wed in Truett Chapel, a mission church of First Baptist Church of Dallas.

Mr. Bass worked his 36-year career at Employer’s Ins. Dallas and they raised their family in Garland.

Their children include a son, Craig Bass of Dallas, and daughter and son-in-law, Rick and Dana Shelton of Cypress. They have three grandchildren, Derryck, Darryl and Samuel Shelton, and two great-grandchildren, Aiden Woodmore and Austin Russell, with another expected.

Upon retirement, they moved to Jacksonville, Dec. 24, 1992, and are active at First Baptist Church.

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