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Helen Isabell Mason

October 13, 1922 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 97)

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Helen Isabell Mason, 97, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. She was born October 13, 1922 in Chester County, SC to the late William Jonas and Anna Marie Vanadore Tomberlin.


She is preceded in death by her husband Howard Melton Mason; brothers James, William, Joseph, Erskine, and Clifford Tomberlin; sisters Robbie Lee Lawrence, Elizabeth Howell, Betty Gato, Idoynia Page, and Jean Tomberlin; and grandson Timothy Scott Mason.


She was a member of Linwood Church of God, retired from Firestone Mills after 40 years and 6 months, and worked at First Presbyterian Church for 20 years.


Left to cherish her memories are her daughters Joyce Fraley of Cherryville and Mary Watkins of Lincolnton; son Ernest Mason of Gastonia; sister Rachel Hartness of Gastonia; brother Steve Tomberlin of Kings Mountain; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 26 great-great grandchildren; special caregivers Brittany Audrey, Kimberly Mason, and Lawanda Sandi.


She will lie in state from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Sisk-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services on Friday, July 31, 2020.


Helen’s graveside service will be held 2:00 PM on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Westview Gardens.

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Lie In State
July 31, 2020

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sisk-Butler Funeral Home
730 Gastonia Hwy
Bessemer City, NC 28016

Graveside Service
July 31, 2020

3:00 PM
Westview Gardens
1123 Edgewood Road
Bessemer City, NC 28016

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