Howard M. Mason

Howard M. Mason

Services:6 p.m. Friday at Muffley Funeral Home Chapel in Clovis.

Howard M. Mason, 73, of Clovis, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

He was born on Dec. 29, 1931, in Jasper, Ala., to Howard and Gertrude Norris Mason.

He married Trena Wilson on Sept. 23, 2004, in Gulf Port, Miss. He was a retired master sergeant from the U.S. Army, worked three years on the police force in Jasper, and spent some time as deputy sheriff in Dallas. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 5, in Gulf Port, Miss.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sons, Steven and Patrick Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Trena Mason of Clovis; a daughter, Lisa Pickup (and husband, John) of Irving, Texas; two sons, Russell Mason of Florida and Howard “Butch” Mason Jr. of Fayetteville, N.C.; a step-son, Matthew Clevenger of Clovis; and three grandchildren, Kyrsten Mason and Tyler and Andrew Pickup.

The Rev. Furgus Tunnell will officiate the services.
Cremation has taken place.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.