William Edward Mason

W. E. MASON - 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 .

August 11, 1958

Submitted by Paula Doyle-Bicket