Alma Hicks Bass Wishon, 97

WILMINGTON — Alma Hicks Bass Wishon age 97 a lifelong resident of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

She was born in Wilmington on October 13, 1923, to the late Donald Hicks and Leatha Morgan Hicks. She was the widow of the love of her life, Joel Percy Bass.

Alma was a longtime member of College Acres Baptist Church, she loved her church family and served as a greeter for many years. She was retired from Cape Fear Memorial Hospital after serving for many years.

Alma is survived by her children, Glenda Bass Rivenbark and husband Sandy; and Joel P. Bass, II, and wife Sandra; four special grandchildren, Kelly Clark and husband Mark, Michelle Ullmer and husband Bryan, Brenna Bass, and Cooper Bass; great-grandchildren, Amanda Fox (Matt), Alexander Clark, Anna Clark, Bryson Ullmer, and Baylor Ullmer; two great-great-grandchildren, Mary Ellis Fox, and Davis Fox; two sisters, Elizabeth Harmon and Louise Overman, and one brother, Donald Hicks; along with many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Friday, September 19, 2021, at the graveside in Oleander Memorial Gardens led by Pastor Arnold Griffin.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S.41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099

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