Doye Basham, 75, of Van Buren died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at a local nursing home. He was owner and operator of an independent insurance agency in Van Buren, having served as an agent for more than 20 years. He was a member of Pleasant Valley Church of Christ in Van Buren.
He is survived by his wife, Jean; a daughter, Anjie Cockrum of Hartman; two sons, Ernie Basham of Dodson, La., and Van Basham of Van Buren; a sister, Donna Brewer of Dayton; a brother, Carrol Basham of Dayton; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Union Ridge Cemetery in Dayton.
Pallbearers will be Mike, Jeff and Brandon Brewer and Clinton, Carrol and Shelby Basham.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.