NEW MADRID -- Carmen U. Basham, 80, died Nov. 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born June 2, 1927, in New Madrid, to the late Ernest Unsel and Edna Gasaway Unsel, she was a member of the New Madrid Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star and American Legion Women's Auxiliary 595.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one brother, Paul Unsel.
Survivors include: one daughter, Mary Edna Basham of Tiptonville, Tenn.; one brother, Junior "Bud" Unsel of New Madrid; and four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was also survived by her niece and her spouse and child, Rebecca, Larry and Stephanie Treece, all of New Madrid.
Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. Tuesday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Graveside services will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. Jeff Long will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105
New Madrid United Methodist Church 627 Mill Street New Madrid, MO 63869