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Nellie Thelma (Bass) Haithcox

September 1, 1929 ~ July 2, 2017 (age 87)

The Piano Brothers

Mrs. Nellie Thelma Bass Haithcox, 87, of Stony Point, died Sunday, July 2, 2017 at her home. Born on September 1, 1929 in Iredell County, she was a beloved daughter of the late Manley Wilson Bass and Oma Lee Waugh Bass. She attended Iredell County Schools and was employed by Celanese Industries.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Haithcox and a son, Stephen Grant, and three sisters, Marcelle Stevenson, Audrey Pope and Edith Whitlock.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Mary Jo Grant of Stony Point, a brother, Manley (Dub) Bass, Jr. (Carolyn) of Statesville, a sister, Johnsie Watt of Statesville, one grandson, Dustin Grant (Kelsey) of Statesville, one granddaughter, Heather Grant of Stony Point and four great grandchildren, Colby, Corbin, Lily and Harrison Grant along with a number of nieces and nephews.

Services celebrating Nellie’s life will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Nicholson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Scott Bass, Derrick Bass, Bobby Stevenson, Shane Wiley, Denny Peacock and Sean Bass.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Memorials may be given to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, N.C. 28625 or to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 607 Bethlehem Rd., Statesville, N.C. 28677. Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Hospice & Palliative Care Of Iredell County
2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28677

Bethlehem United Methodist Church
607 Bethlehem Rd., Statesville NC 28677



 Service Information

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 5, 2017

2:00 PM
Nicholson Funeral Home
135 E. Front Street
Statesville, NC 28677


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