Mrs. Mason died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
Born Nov. 24, 1931, in Cornelia, she was the daughter of the late William T. and Margie Arflin Shirley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Swayne Mason; and brothers, Wayne Shirley, Ronnie Shirley and Billy Shirley.
Mrs. Mason was a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church. She was a long-time employee with Orbit Manufacturing; she was also the owner-operator of the Ladies Sportswear Outlet.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Robert Kenneth and Susan Mason of Cumming; sisters, Christine Pritchett of Cornelia, Virginia Chastain of Cleveland; brothers, Charles Shirley of Mt. Airy and Bill Shirley of Commerce.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2565 Thompson Bridge Road, Suite 114, Gainesville, GA 30501.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Mason family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, October 4, 2013