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Funeral Service

Payne Church of the Nazarene
Wednesday October 28th, 2020

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Sharen Kay Bass Lee

Sharen Kay Bass Lee, 76, of Payne,  passed away Friday, October 23, 2020, at Vancrest of Payne.

She was born in Chillicothe on July 24, 1944 a daughter of the late Rev. Amanda Jane (Sharp) and Rev. Martin Van Buren Bass.

Kay was a long standing member of the Payne Nazarene Church where she was the music director for many years. She was a school bus driver for Wayne Trace Schools for 23 years where she was the favorite of many students. 

She married Robert R. Lee in 1963 who passed away in 2004. 

Kay leaves behind her daughters, Shelly (Rev. Ricky) Grimes of Antwerp & Mandy (Kent) Lichty of Hicksville; grandchildren, Sam (Amanda), Joseph & Kay Grimes, Ava & Calvin Lichty: siblings, Paul Bass, Faith Mansfield, Juleen Crawford & Jewel Kurtz.

She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Joyce Gibson, Rev. Martin Bass, Rev. Warren Bass & Rev. Dale Bass.

Her viewing is Wednesday, 1 pm with funeral service at 2 pm at Payne Church of the Nazarene,  509 Orchard St, Payne, OH 45880.

She will be laid to rest in Lehman Cemetery. 

Due to state mandate must wear masks at all times, maintain social distancing, and refrain from contact to keep everyone safe while participating in her viewing and funeral service.
Memorials are to the church.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

Flowers and other tributes may be delivered directly to he church on Wednesday from 9 am to Noon.

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A candle was lit in memory of Sharen Kay Bass Lee

Betty (Underwood) & Gary Smazenko Oct 29 2020 12:00 AM

Shelly and Family, so sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace.

Kristina Kipker Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sharen Kay Bass Lee

DAWN MILLER Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM

Shelly & Mandy, our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. Kay was a dear friend to me. She will be remembered. May God comfort y during these days.

Kaye & Eldon Taylor Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM

So many great memories of Kay as I was growing up. As a long time family friend, school bus driver, and an employee. Lots of long treasured talks. Love and hugs to the family

Kari Coil Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Shelly, Mandy, Faith, Juleen, Jewel, families and others....You have my/our sympathy on the loss of your Mother and Sister. She will be missed but fondly remembered. May she rest in peace and may God comfort you at this difficult time. With our sympathy.....

Jim & Vicki Hooker Oct 26 2020 12:00 AM