Wednesday, March 03, 2021
1:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Paradise Funeral Home Chapel
700 Pershing HWY
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Please remember to practice social distancing. Masks are required at all times.
Willis Earl Mason was born to Charlie Hosie Mason, Sr. and Pernella (Mitt) Livingston Mason on April 3, 1945.
He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church under the pastorage of Pastor Dr. Kenneth Sapp.
Willis Earl received his schooling in Jackson Parish. He graduated from Jackson High School where he was a member of the Class of 1963.
He retired from Borden’s Milk Company in Detroit, Michigan where he was the Plant Maintenance Supervisor.
On April 6, 2013, he was united in holy matrimony to Gloria Thompson Mason of Jonesboro, LA.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Charlie Hosie Mason, Sr. and Pernella (Mitt) Livingston Mason; a brother: Charlie Mason, Jr., and a daughter Angela Thompson.
He is survived by his wife Gloria Thompson Mason of Jonesboro, LA; his children: DeCarlo (Renee) Mason and Rodney Mason both of Detroit, MI; Katrina Bates of San Diego, CA; Katrease Mason of Jena, LA; Kameron Cottonham of Jonesboro, LA, and Kevin Cottonham of Texas; step children: Cassius (Kimberly) Thompson of Tacoma, WA, Shady Sims of Fayetteville, AR, and Zachary Sims of Jonesboro, LA; ten grandchildren and three step grandchildren; siblings: Nella (Wilfred) Williams, Annie P. Johnson, and Johnnie (Ruthie) Mason all of Jonesboro, LA; a sister-in-law Coetta Mason of Jonesboro, LA; one aunt Mrs. Viola Leonard (96 years old) of Jonesboro, LA, and a host of nieces nephews, cousins, and friends.
(Obituary submitted and furnished by the family)