Claudene Baskin Bass, age 78, of Marietta, died Saturday, July 12, 2014. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Mrs. Bass is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Waylon Thomas “Sam” Bass in July, 2009. Survivors include her daughter, Lori and Scott Robertson of Suwanee; grandchildren, Grant Robertson and Cole Robertson; and several nieces and nephews. Claudene and Lori shared a special bond, not only as mother and daughter, but as best friends. A graveside service is scheduled for Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 11 o’clock at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton with Rev. Tony Brown officiating. The family will receive friends Monday, July 14, 2014 from 6 until 8 o’clock at Patterson’s Canton Hill. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her memory to the American Stroke Association or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at hmpattersoncantonhill.com.