Woman In Jail For Shooting and Killing Friend

Mary Mason

A resident of the Highway 130 is being held in the Franklin County Jail under a $1 million bond and is charged with criminal homicide. 61-year-old Mary Mason of 9321 Old Tullahoma Hwy is accused of shooting 71-year-old Eules Wimley multiple times following a domestic disagreement at Mason’ residence. According to Franklin County Sheriff Tim Fuller, deputies received a call of a domestic disagreement at the residence. When they arrived they found the two standing in the yard talking and Mason had a weapon. As the officers approached the pair, the woman fired multiple shots and Wimley collapsed. Deputies and ambulance personnel administered first aid in an attempt to revive the man, but at 9:20 pm he was pronounced dead at the scene. Mason was transported to the Franklin County Jail and charged with criminal homicide. She is to appear in general session’s court this week.
Investigators were at the residence most of the night gathering evidence.