Floral 11

Verna Adell (Bass) Gannon

November 29, 1931 ~ November 7, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old


On Monday, November 7, 2022, Verna Adell Gannon of Dickens, TX passed away in Lubbock, TX at the age of 90. She was born on November 29, 1931, in Spur, TX to Lonnie and Thelma Bass. She attended and graduated from Spur High School in 1949. Prior to graduating she married the love of her life Sam Gannon on April 2, 1949, they were married for 32 years. They would later move to Post in 1960 and raise their family.

Adell will be remembered for her generous heart, work ethic and honesty. She worked for over 25 years at the Post Cotton Mill. She loved to crochet, read, do puzzles but most of all, spending time with her family.

Adell is survived by her two sons, James Dwayne Gannon of San Angelo, TX, Eddie Gannon (Stefanie) of Jayton, TX; two daughters, Patricia Edenfield (Floyd) of Dickens, TX and Vickie Blacklock (Brad) of Post, TX; two brothers Larry Don Bass of Spur, TX, Carlos Bass (Brenda) of Jayton, TX, one sister Gay Nell Smith of Lamesa, TX, two sister-in-law’s Dixie Bass of Huntington, UT and Billie Bass of Spur, TX, 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Sam Gannon, parents, a great-grandchild; two brothers Graden Bass and Tommy Gene Bass.

A visitation is scheduled for Friday November 11, 2022, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Zapata Funeral Home in Spur, TX.

Services will be held Saturday November 12, 2022, at 2:00PM at the First Baptist Church in Spur, TX with interment to follow at the Spur Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to any of the following: Dickens Senior Citizens Center; Dickens Co-Spur Public Library or Post Nursing and Rehab Center Activity Fund.


November 11, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zapata Funeral Home
602 N. Burlington P.O. Box 326
Spur, TX 79370

Funeral Service
November 12, 2022

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church Spur, TX
120 W 2nd St.
Spur, TX 79370

Interment following funeral service
November 12, 2022

Spur Memorial Cemetery
Cemetery Rd.
Spur, TX 79370

Please note
Local Florist: Spur- His and Hers 806-271-3437 Jayton- Nonna Bears 806-495-5091


Dickens Co-Spur Public Library
412 E Hill St, Spur TX 79370
Tel: 1-806-271-3714
Web: https://spur.ploud.net/

Dickens County Senior Citizens Center
511 Montgomery, Dickens TX 79229

Post Nursing and Rehab Center Activity Fund
605 W 7th St, Post TX 79356
Tel: 1-806-495-2848
Web: https://postnursing.com/


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