Charles Glenn Mason
Jun 12, 2013
Charles Glenn Mason
June 12, 2013
Charles Glenn Mason, 86, of Athens, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at NHC Health Care of Athens after an extended illness.
A native and lifelong resident of Athens, he was a son of the late William Clifford \"W.C.\" Sr. and Myrtle Allen Mason, and was preceded in death by one brother, the Rev. Dr. W.C. Mason Jr.; infant twin sisters; and one son-in-law, Lonas Hutchison.
He was the oldest surviving member of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, which was named in honor of his grandfather John M. Allen\'s family. He was retired from Athens Furniture and volunteered in various civic organizations. His love was in the Friendly Fellow Club, where he served as treasurer and worked with Neal Ensminger for many years. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 66 years, Margaret Bohannon Mason; one son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Darlene Mason of Powell; two daughters and one son-in-law, Glenna Elaine Hutchison of Corryton, and Melinda and Lee Ross of Knoxville; one sister-in-law, Freddie Mason of Glade Springs, Va.; eight grandchildren, Bianca Mason Pratt, Drew Mason, Skyler Mason, Lily Mason Hobson, Angela Hutchison Ward, Deanna Hutchison Register, Allan Ross and Katherine Ross Ping; 10 great-grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of NHC of Athens for their loving and compassionate care of \"Daddy Mason.\"
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Friday at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joe Black and the Rev. Beecher Dunsmore officiating.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be J.R. Griggs, James Ivan Grubb, Charles Allen Bailey, Charles Newman, Carl Richeson and Sam Sparkman.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Structural Repair Fund of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, 800 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN 37303.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.