East Carolina University has lost one of its beloved professors who dedicated her life to improving the quality of life for the residents of West Greenville.
Dr. Lessie Bass, the Executive Director of the Lucille Gorham Intergenerational Center, died on Sunday. She will be buried Friday in Goldsboro.
The 62 year old was the 2008 recipient of the Board of Governors award of excellence in public service. Her work is recognized as a national model for community organization and urban planning.