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Joseph Francis Mason
1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Joseph F. Mason
Last Residence: 73141 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States of America
Born: 29 Nov 1910
Died: 10 Apr 1995
State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (Before 1951 )."
2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38810251. "Joseph Francis, 84, of MWC, passed away April 10, 1995. Born Nov. 29, 1910 in LeQuire, Ok. to William Harrison and Leavy (Rogers) Mason. Married Eula Lois Blake, July 26, 1936 in Talihina, Ok. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Moved to MWC area in 1950. He retired from civil service at Tinker AFB in 1973. Survived by his wife of the home; 2 sons, Larry of Tacoma, Wa. and Kenneth of Hinton; 3 daughters, Nell McCubbin of Harrah, Sandra Carey of Choctaw and Za Fritts of Nicoma Park; a brother , Chester of Broken Arrow; sister, Amilea Seabolt of Stigler; 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his grandson, Timothy. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Fri. at Bill Eisenhour N.E. Chapel with burial at Arlington Memory Gardens." Image.
Eula Lois Blake
Kenneth Charles Mason
2U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Kenneth C. Mason
Last Residence: 73047 Hinton, Caddo, Oklahoma
Born: 10 May 1939
Died: 10 Jan 2010
State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (1956-1957)
Source Citation: Issue State: Oklahoma;
Issue Date: 1956-1957."
Sandra Kay Mason
Chester Gleandon Mason
1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62267485. "Broken Arrow Daily Ledger
Broken Arrow, Okla
Sunday Sept 17-2006
Page 3 Col 1
Chester G. Mason
Service for Chester Mason, 90, of Broken Arrow, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Calvary Baptist Church. John Fream will Officiate under the direction of Christian-Gavlik Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Park Grove Cemetery.
He died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at Tulsa.
Mason was born Dec. 16, 1915, To William and Leavy Mason. They Preceded him in death.
He was a retired Assembler for Douglas Aircraft.
He Married Reba Mason in December 1940. She preceded him in death in Oct 2005.
Mason was also preceded in death by a grandson, a brother and sister.
Mason was a deacon at Calvary Baptist Church, where he was a charter member.
He is survived by Sons James Mason of East Grand Forks, Minn. And Bill Mason and wife Donna of Broken Arrow; a daughter Pat Melson and Husband Richard of Broken Arrow; five grand-children and 11 great grandchildren
A TRIBUTE TO CHESTER MASON
Chester Mason was a quiet, gentle, humble man. He possessed the qualities of commitment, loyalty, steadfastness, and honesty. Chester demonstrated commitment by being married to one woman for nearly 65 years. He met the love of his life, Reba, when he was 12, and she was 4. He would hold her hands and walk with her feet on top of his. Now, they are walking hand in hand on streets of gold.
Chester was loyal to his church. He was one of the original members of Calvary Baptist Church and served the same congregation for 42 years as a deacon, a greeter, and a friend to all. During a lot of this time, he kept the altars supplied with tissues, something that he didn't reveal to even his wife.
Chester did nothing in a hurry. Once, when he was working on an assembly line, the foreman kept coming to see if he was finished with a job. Chester told the man, "If you don't like this speed, I know you won't like the other one." He would study a situation from all angles before making a move. He planned and built a room onto his house, totally unaware that you needed a building permit. Chester devised a frame to hoist two 4 x 12 sheets of drywall for the ceiling. He installed them by himself. They're still in place.
Chester was a man of few words. Proverbs 17:27 says, "He that hath knowledge spareth his words." Proverbs 10:31 reads, "The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom." That was Chester; when he did speak, it was something worth heeding. He didn't waste words; his comments were to the point, and often humorous. He would often watch his grandchildren playing but, if they got too rowdy for him, he could stop the action with just one comment. No anger, no yelling, just a few simple words from a gentle grandpa.
When Chester laughed, his eyes would twinkle, his face would light up, and his belly would shake, just like his mother did when she laughed. The way he would say, "I know it," in a conversation, caused you to believe that he was confident of what he knew. Today, we all are confident that we know where Chester Mason is." Image.
1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Reba Mason
Last Residence: 74012 Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Born: 18 Mar 1924
Died: 12 Oct 2005
State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (1954)
Source Citation: Issue State: Oklahoma;
Issue Date: 1954."
Raymond Eldon Seabolt
1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25684959. Image.