John Mason

john mason
John M. (Buddy) Mason, Sr. was born October 12, 1927 to the proud parentage of Bishop Sham Mason Sr. and Cleora Virginia Hood. He was also the step son of Leona Mason. He was the third of six children. His parents Bishop Sham, Cleora and Leona all preceded him in death as well as his eldest sister Elizabeth Bryson and brother Bishop Sham Mason, Jr. He attended and completed school at Mt. Moriah in Morris County. He was first married to Evelyn James and to this union five children were born; two of which preceded him in death. He was married to his current wife Jean Bryant Mason for 48 years and to this union six children were born; one preceded him in death. Mr. Mason is survived by his loving wife: Jean Mason of Daingerfield; seven daughters Peggie M. Robinson of Houston, Deborah (Eddie) Johnson, Minister Sharon (Bishop Frankie) Steward and Iris Linwood all of Longview, Erma Jones and Diana Williams of Daingerfield and Stephanie (Darren) McGill of Mt. Vernon; two sons Clarence (Marilyn)Frazier and John (Tracey) Mason, Jr. both of Daingerfield; three sisters Mattie Edney of Phoenix, AZ Hattie Carter of Daingerfield and Mary Britt of Dallas; 24 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; a special friend of the family Thomas Robertson and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Visitation will be after 6:00 P.M. Monday evening at the funeral home.

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