Thelma L. Mason

Published 9:43 pm Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Thelma L. Mason, 92, departed this life on Tuesday May 12, 2020 at Wellington Medical Center, Wellington, Florida.

A lifelong resident of Rushmere, Virginia, she was a member of First Gravel Hill Baptist Church where she was a deaconess and served in several other ministries in the church. She was a retired Human Resource Secretary at the Smithfield Packing Company.

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She was the loving wife to the late Melvin A. Mason until his homegoing in 2005. She leaves to cherish her memory: four children – Melvin (Jacqueline) Mason of High Point, NC, Kathy (Bernard) Gaiter of Wellington, FL, Evelyn McCullough of Rushmere, VA, and Gail (Kevin) Myatt of Branford, CT; eight grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; one sister Willie Mae (George) Little of Chesapeake, VA and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held June 6, 2020 at First Gravel Hill Baptist Church, of Rushmere VA. Viewing will be from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. and Graveside Homegoing Service will follow at 12:00 noon. Safety precautions will be observed.  

Graveside service can be viewed on Facebook Live Stream (The First Gravel Hill Baptist Church), service provided by Lakiesha Ashby 757-532-1335.

Arrangements by Poole’s Funeral Home, 757-357-4742.