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Margaret "Peggy" Pfeiffer Bass, 79

Margaret "Peggy" Pfeiffer Bass, 79

Margaret "Peggy" Pfeiffer Bass, 79 of Flat Rock died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the Elizabeth House of Hendersonville.

She was born in Boston, Mass., on Aug. 29, 1933, daughter of the late John and Sarah Shields Pfeiffer. She was the wife for 50 years of the late Robert E. Bass, Jr.

She was a graduate of Washington Seminary in Atlanta and Agnes Scott College. Prior to moving to Flat Rock in 1991 she lived in San Antonio, Texas; Mission, Texas; Tampa. Fla.; Philadelphia; Lynn, Miss.; Rantoul, Ill.; Jonesboro, Ark.; Rome, Ga.;  and Bowling Green, Ky.

She was a member of Kenmure Country Club, Hendersonville Country Club, Kenmure Ladies Bible Study and First Methodist Church of Hendersonville.

Surviving are her two sons , Charles Elliot Bass and his wife Kathy of Snellville, Ga., and Dr. Gary Allen Bass and his wife Lisa of Greenville, S.C. Her grandchildren are Katie Bass of Auburn, Ala., and Mason Bass and wife Nikki of Buford, Ga., and Robert Brittain Bass of Greenville, S.C.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at First United Methodist Church of Hendersonville. Rev. Dan Martin and Rev. Annie Fritschner will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Four Seasons Elizabeth House, 571 South Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements.