Wednesday, March15, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Wednesday, March15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating: Rev. Bob Hoehn.
Music: selected favorite songs.
Interment: Interment of her cremains will take place at a later date.
Honorary Pallbearers: Mike Perkins, Brennan Perkins, Bennie Fox, Jim Craig, Scott Craig, and Donald Perkins.
Vickie Sue (Perkins) Baskett passed away at 4:35 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017 at her home in Vandalia. Vickie graduated with the 1972 Bowling Green High School class. After graduation, she married Byren Baskett and started a family. Vickie worked at the Quik Stop convenience store in Curryville for several years as well as owned a business in Vandalia.When her children got older, she lived in New York, Minnesota, and Arizona before moving back to Missouri to enjoy her grandchildren. Most recently, Vickie worked at the WERDCC in Vandalia for about six years until she had to retire due to health reasons. Vickie was a Christian by faith and in years past, enjoyed playing co-ed volleyball and softball. She loved spending time with her grandchildren as well as being outdoors working in the garden, planting flowers, or just taking a walk. She also loved to bake and would share with neighbors and the residents and staff at the Tri-County Care Center.
Born: March16, 1954 in Louisiana, Missouri, the daughter of Roy Ben and Clematine (Harlow) Blanton.
Married: Byren E. Baskett on July 15, 1972 in Bowling Green.
Survivors include: mother, Clematine Blanton of Vandalia; one son, Jared E. and wife, Melissa Baskett of Vandalia; one daughter, Jennifer L. and husband, John T. Ogden of rural Mexico; two brothers:Leroy and wife, Joyce Perkins and Gene and wife, Patra Perkins all of Curryville; three sisters: Eva and husband, Tom Craig of New Hartford; Florence and husband, George Graver of Bowling Green and Joyce Terry of Curryville; three grandchildren: Mason A. Carver of Mexico; Haley R. Baskett and Kaleb E. Baskett both of Vandalia; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceded in death by: father, Roy Ben Perkins.
Memorials are encouraged to the Vandalia YMCA Project.