OBITUARY: Sylvia June ‘Mama June’ Baskin


Sylvia June “Mama June” Baskin, age 84, of Dickson, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2023

Preceded in death by husbands James Adams, Garner Adkins & Robert Baskin; daughters Joanne Gardiner & Laura June Adams; brothers Guy Baggett, Edgar Russell, Jimmy Baggett, Johnny Baggett & Robert (Bob) Baggett; sisters Margaret Edwards, Hazel Hafner and Mary D. Aman.

Survived by her son James Randall Adams; daughters Barbara Stinson (Jeremy) & Angie Burcham (Randy); sister Ruth Bess (Melvin); grandchildren Jacob Courtney, Justice Courtney, Devlin Seals (Pippa), Jeremiah Seals, Dayanira Stinson, Seth Stinson, Jodie Gardiner, Jimmy Gardiner & Madison Quarles (Jonathon), Joseph Mills Chad Pleasant Chase Pleasant and Kaylee Brooks; great-grandchildren Aydan Courtney, Colton Courtney, Sawyer Grace Courtney, Addyson Courtney & Aspen Quarles; special friend Cindy Mathis; a number of nieces, nephews & many friends.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to, American Heart Association or St Jude’s Research Hospital.

Funeral Services will be 3:00 pm, Sunday, March 26th. Visitation will be 4-8 pm, Saturday and 1-3 pm, Sunday at Dickson Funeral Home, 209 E College Street, Dickson, TN, 37055. Online condolences at


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