FALLS CHURCH, VA -- Graveside services will be held Saturday afternoon, July 9 at National Memorial Park for Mrs. Basso, 87, formerly of Lebanon.
Born on July 4, 1923 to Lilly Tomlinson McCown and Frank “Tenny” McCown in Akron, OH, she died July 3, 2011.
The fifth of six children, she grew up in both McKinney, TX and Lebanon. Sally moved to Washington, D.C. after high school graduation and landed a job with the US Department of Agriculture.
She met and married Michael Basso in 1957 after an extended courtship. And, after being told she would never have children she gave birth to two daughters.
Sally became an astrologer in her early 40s and when she was 72 years old began to study hypnotherapy; helping those dealing with cancer, weight issues and smoking. She was a PhD candidate.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, at National Funeral Home, 7482 Lee Highway Falls Church, VA 22042. Burial and graveside services will follow.
Mrs. Basso is survived by her daughters Jeannine Bottorff and Dianna Kamp; sons-in-law Jim Bottorff and Bob Kamp; grandchild Delaney Bottorff; niece Pam Tomlinson and her family and nephew Larry McCown -- all of Lebanon.
Arrangements by National Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.