Mary Ann (Jones) Basicker, 70, of Charlottesville, passed away at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Nov. 14, 2016. She was born Feb. 15, 1946 to the late Virgil “Pat” and Florence (Simmons) Jones.
Mary Ann was a graduate of Charlottesville High School, class of 1964. She married Dennis Basicker and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was head custodian at Eastern Hancock Elementary and was affectionately called Mrs. Basicker by the students.
Mary Ann enjoyed weeding the garden, working crossword puzzles and spending time with the grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Dennis. Also surviving are two sons: Aaron (Jenny) Basicker of Kokomo, Ben (Gretchen) Basicker of Greenfield; grandchildren: Kyle and Kaylee Basicker of Greenfield and Heather (Trevin) Vanderbur of Kokomo; siblings: John (Janet) Jones of Charlottesville, Carrie (Terry) Jeffers of Plainfield, Steve Jones of Knightstown; several special nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; as well as her adorable cat, Sweet Pea.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ronald Jones.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Knightstown Chapel with Pastor Fred Powers officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 and one hour prior to the service on Friday. Memorial contributions may be given to Eastern Hancock Elementary School with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences and memories of Mary Ann may be shared at www.hinsey-brown.com.