JERRY Q. MASON, age 80, of Monteagle, Tenn. passed away at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Mason was born in Cleveland, Tenn. to the late Walter Scott and Flora Mae Barnes Mason. He was of the Methodist Faith. Mr. Mason was employed for almost thirty-five years as manager for different bowling alleys.
He was employed by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department as dispatcher for approximately twenty-one years before retiring and was a charter member of the FOP. He was happiest when he was with his family.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary.
He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Elsie “Sally” Tate Mason of Monteagle, son, Michael Mason of Monteagle, daughters; Carla (Robert) Chilson of Lupton City, Tenn., Rebecca (Ben) Hill of Hillsboro, Tenn., brothers; Willis (Geraldine) Mason of Delrose, Tenn., Donald Mason of Florida, Larry (Kim) Mason of Bell Buckle, Tenn., sisters; Faye (Bob) Bolton of Ala., Elizabeth (Roger) Mullins of Taft, Tenn., Linda Blue of Smyrna, three grandchildren; Rebekah Buchanan, James Buchanan and Aaron (Sara) Buchanan, three-great-grandchildren; Caitlynn Buchanan, Jamie Buchanan, Jason Buchanan, numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 15, in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services.
Services will be held at 6:00 P.M. Thursday evening at Grant Funeral Services with Pastor Mike Pattengill, Fire Chaplin, Mark Bassett and FOP Chaplin, Ross Peterson officiating.