William Edward Mason

Submitted by Paula Doyle-Bicket

W.E. MASON - August 11, 1958

William Edward MASON, age 69 of Alma, Arkansas; formerly of Hartford, Arkansas died Monday at the home of a step-daughter, Mrs. Phillys Peerson of Ft. Smith of a heart attack. He was born in Tennessee to James Perry MASON and Martha Lou Ellen HAWKINS-MASON. Grandson of Harrison and Martha MASON of Polk County, Tennessee and Jeptha M and Angeline Brown-HAWKINS.

He was a member of the Pine Springs Masonic Lodge. He was a coal miner.

Survivors include his widow, Grace of the home in Alma; a daughter Mrs. Lois Patterson of Kellogg, Idaho; another step-daughter, Mrs. John Herring of Fort Smith. Four sisters; Mrs. J. S. "Pearl" SHEARER, Heavener, Oklahoma; Mrs. Jerome "Lillian" Elbertson, Howe, Oklahoma; Mrs. Lucy HAILEY, San Pedro, California and Nora Edna DOYLE of Hodgen, Oklahoma. Two brothers, Thomas O. MASON of Superior, Arizona and Poley Frank MASON of West Virginia.

The body is at the McConnell Funeral Home in Hartford, Arkansas. Burial in the Roselawn Cemetery, Ft. Smith.