Roy Lee Mason of Madisonville passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, Dec. 28, 2013 at his home. He attended Bethlehem Baptist Church. He retired from Alcoa Aluminum Co. and was a member of the 25 year club.
He was 89.
Preceded in death by: daughter, Bonnie McKenzie; parents, Ollie and Lena Bowden Mason; sister, Rosa Lankford; brothers; William, Elmas and Chester Mason; nine other siblings in infancy; and daughter-in-law, Glenda Mason.
Survivors include: devoted wife of 68 years, Dorothy Smith Mason;
Daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Tom Ferguson of Tellico Plains, Dianne and Edgar Rider, Melissa and Chris Edwards, Doug McKenzie;
Sons and daughter-in-law, Lonnie and Judy Mason, Danny Mason, all of Madisonville;
Grandchildren and spouses, Tommy and Shelia Ferguson, Trey and Amy Ferguson, Tina and Chris Hollinghead, all of Tellico Plains, Angela Cathcart, Zane and Laurie Allison, Michael Mason, Kristy and Shane Holt, Lacey and Daniel Hodge, Mitchell Mason, Tonya Mason, Mindy and Jamie McCulloch, Nick Mason, Ashley Edwards and Whitney Edwards, all of Madisonville;
Great-grandchildren, T.J. and Summer Ferguson, Jaden, Landon and Isaac Hollinghead, Zoe and Lily Cathcart, Frankie Stephens, Bailey Allison, Kayla Kyker, Anna and Dalton Mason, Courtney and Gage Holt, Isabella Hodge, Ady Bright and Owen Reed;
Great-great-granddaughters, Caylee and Mylee Ferguson;
Sisters, Marie Bookout, Maxine Graham, both of Madisonville;
Brother, Johnny Mason of Tellico Plains;
A host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral 8 p.m. Monday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, with Rev. Frank Hicks and Rev. Ollie Lankford officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Tuesday, Notchey Creek Cemetery. Receiving friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.