Mrs. Elsie Jean Mason age 79 of Lupton City passed away Saturday in Erlanger Medical Center. She was born in Decherd, TN, a daughter of the late Malvern Tate and Elsie Harris Tate. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Mason, siblings, Robert “Buddy” Tate, Margaret Edwards and Virginia “Carolyn” Brown. She was a retired LPN and had worked at Emerald-Hodgson Hospital for many years.
Survivors include her children, Carla (Robert) Chilson, Michael Mason and Rebecca (Benjamin) Hill; special beloved in-laws, Willis (Geraldine) Mason, Donald Mason, Elizabeth (Roger) Mullins, Linda Blue, Larry (Kimberly) Mason, Faye (Bob) Bolton; grandchildren, Rebekah Buchanan, James Buchanan, Aaron (sarah) Buchanan; great-grandchildren, Caitlyn, James, Jason and Timothy.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Brother Mark Bassett officiating. Burial will be in O’Dear Cemetery in Sewanee. Serving as pallbearers will be Aaron Buchanan, James Buchanan, Richard Brown, Reece Mullins, Christopher Mullins and Brian Benson. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6-8 P.M.
Cumberland Funeral Home of Monteagle is in charge of arrangements.