HENRY LEROY BASKIN "H.L.", JR., 71, died on April 15,
l994. He was born on Nov. 16, 1922 to Henry Leroy
and Myrtle Louise (1895-1936) Baskin. He attended
Ranger High School in the Class of 1939 at Ranger,
TX. His twin brother was M.L. Baskin (RHS-1939).
The twins had an older sister, Vashti Baskin Yonker
WIFE: FRANCES HAYNES BASKIN, 81, of Kermit passed
away May 4, 2009 in Odessa with burial in Kermit
Cemetery in Kermit, TX.
She was born in Pecos, TX, on Dec. 25, 1927. She
married H.L. Baskin (RHS-1939) in Wink, TX in
Dec. of 1952.
She was preceded in death by husband, H L Baskin;
father, A.B. Gibson, Sr.; stepfather, L.M. Anderson;
mother, Audie B. Anderson; & brother, Arthur Bryan
Those left behind to cherish her love and memory include
her two daughters, Lou Burns of Kermit, Peggy Parson and
husband Terry of Kermit; sisters, Ruth James and husband
Don of Kingsland, TX, Winn Stovall of Midland and Mona
Deutsch of Houston, TX. Four grandchildren, Monica
Bowerman and husband Stephen of Midland, Haynes Parson
of Midland, Hayley Parson of Kermit, Harlan Parson and
fiancee Jessica Swann of Odessa. Four great-grandchildren,
Dylan and Jack Bowerman of Midland, Skyler and Preston
Parson of Midland and numerous nieces and nephews.
Frances was Presbyterian and she taught school in Kermit
for 29 years. Her grandchildren meant the world to her.
Reading was her passion and she loved giving books to her