Irene G. Basnett

Published 9:51 am Wednesday, January 12, 2022

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Irene G. Basnett, 84, died January 1, 2022. She was born on September 2, 1937, to the late Loranzy and Lola Gaskins.

Survivors include son Charlie H. Barnett (Donna), daughter Debbie Adam (Charlie); sister Susie Bristow, grandchildren Brett Barnett, Colin Barnett (Abby), Hannah Barnett, Jessica Adam and Jennifer Adam (Katy), four great-grandchildren and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Howard Wayne Basnett, son David Thomas (Tommy) Barnett; brothers Lindsey Gaskins, Paul Gaskins, Ranzy Gaskins, Herman Gaskins and sisters Zilphia Moscardini and Salina Farrow.

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In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation or a dementia foundation of choice.

A memorial celebration will be held February 5 at 2 p.m. at Little Grove United Methodist Church.

Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.