Genell Foster Bass

January 5, 1929 - June 27, 2020

Genell Foster Bass, 91, of Concord, died Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Liberty Ridge. She was the wife of the late James Alvin Bass.

Born in Lynchburg, January 5, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Erna Holland and Courtney F. Foster. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a member of the Eastern Star- Appomattox #10.

She is survived by three sons, J. Phillip Bass and wife, Connie of Concord, Thomas “Tommy” Bass and wife, Linda and Richard A. Bass and wife, Teresa all of Lynchburg;; one sister, Jean Braswell of Naruna; two grandchildren, Greg Bass and wife, Anna of Rustburg and Justin Bass of Lynchburg; two step-grandchildren, Brian Ragland and wife, Marie of Hoover, Alabama and Kevin Ragland and wife, Tracy of Lynchburg; seven great-grandchildren, Joey, Dylan, Payton, Hayley, Nicholas, Katelyn and Willow; three sisters-in-law, Myrtice Foster and Juanita Foster and Shirley Bullen, all of Naruna.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeffery Paul Bass; six brothers, Keith Foster, Bob Foster, Sonny Foster, Billy Foster, Tony Foster and Bert Foster; five sisters, Rebecca “Becky” Ward, Helen Clark, Arline George, Alice Pool and Lois Pool.

A funeral service will be held 3:00 pm, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Chad Harris, Rev. Jimmy George and Rev. Frank Casper, officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Those wishing to make memorial donations please consider Concord Rescue Squad, PO Box 48, Concord, VA 24538 or Concord Fire Department, PO Box 26, Concord, VA 24538.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting