Funeral services for Mr. O.D. Mason, Jr., 88, of Butler will be held Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 11 A.M. from the First Baptist Church of Butler with Rev. Jeremy Sorrells and Rev. Bobby Shipp officiating. A military graveside will follow in the York City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 until 11 A.M. at the church prior to the service.
Mr. Mason passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. He was a retired banker and WWII Navy Veteran.
Survivors include his wife of 66 year, 10 months, and 5 days Alatha Mason of Butler; children Alan Greene Mason (Jackie) of Tuscaloosa; Dana Susan Mason of Birmingham; Carol Mason Lucas of Tuscaloosa; Sheri Mason McLeod (Wright) of Augusta, GA; nine grandchildren Christopher Lawrence Mason (Amberly) of Deatsville; Jordan Vann Collier Mason (Jenna) of Tuscaloosa; Morgan Alexander Mason of Tuscaloosa;
Jarrod Lance Lucas of Tuscaloosa; Justin Chase Lucas of Tuscaloosa; Jonathan Cole Lucas of Tuscaloosa; Collier Elizabeth McLeod of Augusta, GA; Margaret Wright McLeod of Augusta, GA; and Grace Walker McLeod of Augusta, GA; two great grandchildren Ansley Catherine Mason and Cooper Benton Mason.
He was preceded in death by his parents Dr. O.D. Mason, Sr. and Vera Weston Mason; and his brother Rev. John “Jack” Weston Mason.
Pallbearers are Christopher Lawrence Mason, Jordan Vann Collier Mason, Morgan Alexander Mason, Jarrod Lance Lucas, Justin Chase Lucas, Jonathan Cole Lucas, and Cooper Benton Mason.
Honorary Pallbearers are Billy Stafford, Gene Cooper, David Fendley, David Ford, T.C. Adams, Gary M. Reynolds, Dwayne May, Larry Tate, Zack Rogers III, S. Marvin Rogers, J. Lee McPhearson, Bob Moore, James L. Clark, Elvin Shepherd, Curtis James, and Bob Taylor.
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Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler will be in charge of arrangements.