Kathleen Bass Packer Shaw, 83, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville. She was the daughter of the late Edith Gore Bass and and Richard Dick Bass and the widow of Robert Shaw. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Nora Lee Bass, Eva Bass and Eula Mae Bass.
A graveside service was held Saturday, Oct. 21 at Smyrna Baptist Church with Rev. Donald Conway officiating. Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn handled the arrangements.
She is survived by one son, Jimmy Earl Packer of Tabor City; two daughters, Kathy Packer and Karen Adams, both of Chadbourn; one sister, Dorothy Bass Green of Chadbourn; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.